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The Mother of Us All, An American Pop Opera, Gertrude Stein - Tyrone Guthrie Theatre
Poster ID: CL40958
Category: Music/Opera
Designer: Robert Indiana
Year: 1960s
Country: American
Size 36 x 24 inches
Condition: Good
Price: $600

1967. Piece has some tearing along the bottom edge. Can be restored with linen backing - "Stein and the composer Virgil Thomson’s “The Mother of Us All” takes as its very subject female empowerment. At the rousing conclusion of the first act of the 1947 opera . “The Mother of Us All,” the suffragist Susan B. Anthony presides over a wedding. She sings, in Gertrude Stein’s surreal words: “They are married all married and their children women as well as men will have the vote.” NYTimes

Keywords: Pop Opera,Robert Indiana