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Moravagine book covers

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First publication, Grasset, 1926. I should have liked to open all cages, all zoos, all prisons, all lunatic asylums, see the great wild ones liberated and study the development of an unheard-of kind of human life… Recent reading was Moravagine (1926) by Blaise Cendrars, a novel that resists easy summary. It’s a Modernist work to […]

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Jacques Brissot’s Hay Wain

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The Hay Wain (1973) by Jacques Brissot. Another post intended to encourage further investigation. Searching for Jacques Brissot’s art is a problem since the French artist (born 1929) gets confused with the French writer Jacques Pierre Brissot (1754–1793). Details about Brissot the artist are also scant: Jacques Brissot lives and works in Paris. He began […]

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Visions and the art of Nick Hyde

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Cover painting: Holy Grove by Gage Taylor (1975). Book purchase of the week was this American collection of what we have to call “hippy art” (or “California Visionary Art”, as its creators preferred) published by Pomegranate Publications in 1977. I’d seen this circa 1979 and many of the pictures inside were used by Omni Magazine […]

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