A rose is a Rose, is a Rose

Peter Blake

Edition Size: 100
Image Size: 350 x 350mm
Paper Size: 450 x 460mm
Published: 2017

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The sentence “Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose” was written by Gertrude Stein as part of the poem “Holy Emily” of 1913, published in 1922 in the book “Geography and Games”. The poem points out that the first “rose” is the name of a person. As one of her most famous quotations, Stein later used variations of the quotation in her other writing and it is often interpreted as a means of saying, “Things are what they are”.

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