Lilian Hack

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  • 14/04/2021

Meaning is a Breath: Images in Clarice Lispector

by Lilian Hack

That was the first sensation which I had when I saw Clarice’s paintings: my whole body shivered in a flush that was shared with these two women who worked every day at the archive. A kind of slip, a discomposure, a “human dismantling.” As Clarice wrote, “She needs to move her whole boneless head to look at an object.”