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The Colors of Hilaire Hiler (Part 2)

The Colors of Hilaire Hiler (Part 2)

It’s now 1973. Don Gifford and I were almost finished with the Notes for Joyce: An Annotation of Ulysses.1 I was skimming one of the last books on Joyce then available, one of Magalaner’s and Kain’s Joyce Miscellanies. And there was recollection by Robert McAlmon, a

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The Colors of Hilaire Hiler (Part 1)

The Colors of Hilaire Hiler (Part 1)

References to my painter friend Hilaire Hiler (16 July 1898 – 19 January 1966) crop up in the most reassuring places. In a diverting book about the growth and power of the cosmetic industry, War Paint, Lindy Woodhead wrote:  “The Jockey [Club], run by Hilaire Hiler who designed and painted

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