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two exiles

accidents of confluence —

this morning —
“Late works constitute a form of exile.”In Long Beach, exile had the sound of summer...

Those in exile lead often marginal lives, hiding... But you get used to it — you get to like it.

  1. Wil S. Hylton, quoting Edward Said on late style as “intransigence, difficulty and contradition,” in “The Mysterious Metamorphosis of Chuck Close.” The New York Times Magazine, here and in the Sunday (July 17, 2016) issue under the title “Blow Up.”
  2. Rebecca Reilly, on being in Paris (with a new language to deal with, and grief) in Repetition (2015) : 107   *

both of these.

13 July 2016

exile; metamorphosis; NYT
C. Close; W. S. Hilton; R. Reilly; E. Said