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Jess: A Grand Collage 1951-1993

4.62  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Paperback, 245 pages
Published November 30th 1993 by Buffalo Fine Arts Albright Knox Art Gallery (first published September 1993)
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Eddie Watkins
Oct 08, 2014 Eddie Watkins rated it it was amazing
Shelves: visual-art, myth, dreamy
It's almost unfair to give this book a glowing review as it's out of print and shamefully expensive now, but... I can't help myself.

Jess was the life-long companion of the poet Robert Duncan, and was a retiring gentlemanly artist, but who in his own way was terribly radical and contrary and lived far from the conventional currents of his time. He was originally inspired to essentially drop out of society when he had a vision of the world self-destructing by 1975. At the time he was an atomic ch
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