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Jean Frémon

Jean Frémon's most recent book, Now Now, Louison, translated by Cole Swensen, is published by New Directions. It is a fiction about Louise Bourgeois.

The Cursed Painter

For example, Lantier claimed that he'd rather die of hunger than cave in to commerce, which for him included doing portraits for bourgeois clients, an activity he considered on a par with painting restaurant awnings and baubles for churches.

Summer (Been)

Determined to leave, I had taken one of the lanes bordered with old timber-work houses which led to the banks of the river.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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