Now, Now, Louison Jean Frémon

Now, Now, Louison

Author: Jean Frémon
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Book Title
Now, Now, Louison
Author
Jean Frémon
ISBN
9780811228527
The extraordinary artist, the spider woman, the intellectual, the rebel, the sly enchantress, and the "good girl" sing together in this exuberant, lithe text beautifully translated by Cole Swensen. This brilliant portrait of the renowned artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) shows a woman who was devoted to her art and whose life was also that of her century. The art world's grande dame and its shameless old lady, spinning personal history into works of profound strangeness, speaks with her characteristic insolence and wit, through a most discreet, masterful writer. From her childhood in France to her exile and adult life in America, to her death, this phosphorescent novella describes Bourgeois's inner life as only one artist regarding another can. Included as an afterword is Frémon's essay about his own "portrait writing" and how he came to know and work with Louise Bourgeois.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Jean FrémonPublisher: New Directions Publishing CorporationPublished: 03/26/2019ISBN: 9780811228527Pages: 112Weight: 0.20lbsSize: 7.20h x 4.50w x 0.30dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 05/06/2019
The extraordinary artist, the spider woman, the intellectual, the rebel, the sly enchantress, and the "good girl" sing together in this exuberant, lithe text beautifully translated by Cole Swensen.
This brilliant portrait of the renowned artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) shows a woman who was devoted to her art and whose life was also that of her century. The art world's grande dame and its shameless old lady, spinning personal history into works of profound strangeness, speaks with her characteristic insolence and wit, through a most discreet, masterful writer. From her childhood in France to her exile and adult life in America, to her death, this phosphorescent novella describes Bourgeois's inner life as only one artist regarding another can.
Included as an afterword is Frémon's essay about his own "portrait writing" and how he came to know and work with Louise Bourgeois.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Jean Frémon
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Published: 03/26/2019
ISBN: 9780811228527
Pages: 112
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 7.20h x 4.50w x 0.30d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 05/06/2019
The extraordinary artist, the spider woman, the intellectual, the rebel, the sly enchantress, and the "good girl" sing together in this exuberant, lithe text beautifully translated by Cole Swensen.
This brilliant portrait of the renowned artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) shows a woman who was devoted to her art and whose life was also that of her century. The art world's grande dame and its shameless old lady, spinning personal history into works of profound strangeness, speaks with her characteristic insolence and wit, through a most discreet, masterful writer. From her childhood in France to her exile and adult life in America, to her death, this phosphorescent novella describes Bourgeois's inner life as only one artist regarding another can.
Included as an afterword is Frémon's essay about his own "portrait writing" and how he came to know and work with Louise Bourgeois.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Jean Frémon
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Published: 03/26/2019
ISBN: 9780811228527
Pages: 112
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 7.20h x 4.50w x 0.30d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 05/06/2019