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Authored by: Richard Kostelanetz , H. R. Brittain , Richard Carlin , Mark Daniel Cohen , John Robert Colombo , Tony Coulter , Charles Doria , Michal Ulrike Dorda , Nona Eleanor Ellis , Bob Grumman , Robert Haller , Geof Huth , Gerald Janecek , Carter Kaplan , Katy Matheson , S. Gloria , Fred W. McDarrah , Michael Peters , Douglas Puchowski , John Rocco , Igor Satanovsky , Nicolas Slonimsky , Fred Truck

A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

Print publication date:  November  2018
Online publication date:  November  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138577305
eBook ISBN: 9781351267120
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781351267120-1305

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Abstract

He’s interesting to me as an intelligent artist who never produced comparably intelligent work. Knowing and liking him for decades, I can’t explain why not. Well-educated in France, always sympathetic to avant-garde aspirations, he came to America initially in the 1960s as a subsidized guest of a graduate school program. In America he would have graduated summa cum laude from an arts college or perhaps a research university. For some five decades, he has written, lectured, and exhibited both in America and in his native France, indeed maintaining studios in both countries. He married intelligent women and cultivated intelligent friends. He reads art magazines in more than one language.

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