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In 1955, Jenny Van Horne used to be a 21-year-old, naïve Bennington collage graduate on her personal for the 1st time in manhattan urban whilst she met 46-year-old Clement Greenberg who, she is informed, is “the most famed, crucial, artwork critic on this planet” and shortly unearths herself swept into his global and the heady corporation of Hans Hofmann, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, David Smith, Helen Frankenthaler, between others. Seven months later, as a brand new bride, Jenny and Clem spend the summer time in East Hampton close to Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner, and he or she feels much more keenly like an intruder within the internal circle of the artwork scene. a lady disowned through her anti-Semitic relations for marrying a Jew, she might increase a deep, loving bond with Clem that may stay robust via years of an open marriage and separate residences.

Jenny embodies the pivotal alterations of every passing decade as she searches for worlds of her personal. She strikes from the culture of spouse and mom to uprising and experimentation; diving into psychoanalysis; the theater global of OOB and the Actors’ Studio; and succeeding in enterprise. all through, A advanced Marriage is grounded in honesty and the self-deprecating humor, grace, and beautiful voice of its author.

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