(1890-2002) was a painter in the circle of Georgia O’Keeffe and Edward Hopper, yet
was overshadowed. A Century in Art
hopes to rectify this omission in art history with a collection of essays and,
more importantly, full-color reproductions from her diverse body of work.
Bernstein was talented, grounded in academic realism but eagerly embracing
Impressionism. She crossed the tracks into the Ash Can School, and later
captured the excitement and rhythm of New York City in color and brush stroke.
Although winning many awards, Bernstein was relegated to second tier as a woman
artist, even before the post-World War II shift to Abstract Expressionism left
her behind. A Century in Art
a reappraisal of this remarkable woman.