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My Avant-Garde Education

Bernard Cooper

‘My response to art was quick, metabolic and revelatory, while my response to sex was a muddle of delayed reactions and missed libidinal signals.’

Bernard Cooper

Bernard Cooper is an artist and writer whose most recent books are My Avant-Garde Education and The Bill from My Father. He is the recipient of the 1991 PEN/Hemingway Award and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. His visual art has been exhibited at the Miami Dade College Museum of Art and Design and the Pacific Design Center. www.bernardcooper.net

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