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(via Midcentury Expressionist Drama, Novelized)
PARIS — I recently met in my studio the writer Jake Lamar, a New York ex-pat living in Paris, and spoke to him about his new novel, Postérité (The original English title is “Posthumous”), that will be published today in French by Rivages. The novel is about an art historian named Toby White and his efforts to write the story of the turbulent life and work of the fictional female Dutch Abstract Expressionist painter Femke Versloot.
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(via Midcentury Expressionist Drama, Novelized)

PARIS — I recently met in my studio the writer Jake Lamar, a New York ex-pat living in Paris, and spoke to him about his new novel, Postérité (The original English title is “Posthumous”), that will be published today in French by Rivages. The novel is about an art historian named Toby White and his efforts to write the story of the turbulent life and work of the fictional female Dutch Abstract Expressionist painter Femke Versloot.

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Paris Censorship Brings Attention to Street Artist’s Cause

The Blood Sucking Hadopi, one of street artist Sampsa's signature works. (courtesy of the artist's website)

The Blood Sucking Hadopi, one of street artist Sampsa’s signature works. (courtesy of the artist’s website)

Over the past few years, a tiny corner in eastern Paris known as the 13th Arrondissement has become a graffiti mecca, thanks in part to the district’s town hall, which has generally supported artists. Last fall, it sponsored Tour Paris 13, a temporary temple to the spray-can that formed the…

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