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  • from Tate Collection website: "The term ‘flenite’ used in the title was invented by Jacob Epstein to refer to the flinty hardness of the stone used, actually a material called serpentine."
    http://www.tate.org.uk/servlet/ViewWork?workid=4124

    January 19, 2010

  • "Sat on the floor at Hulme's widow's while he talked bolt upright in his North Country farmer's body and stuttered through his admiration and phlegmatic defense of Epstein's flenite pieces, so African as to be more Soninke made than Soninke derived. . ." from "The Bowmen of Shu" by Guy Davenport

    January 19, 2010