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Provincetown, Mass.
July 22. 1961.

Dear Clement

your book - your great book - its arrival with dedication a [[strikethrough]] m [[/strikethrough]] great and most pleasant surprise to me... how could it be otherwise mirrors in my opinion a span of great revolutionary time in the realms of all the Arts in which we have all participated createvely in one way or the other. It analyses all events most profoundely and in greater honesty. What I most admire is the courage of attac from a polemic point of view that will correct much of the historical blunder so far falsely build up about this events.

I congratulate you - your book will make its mark on history.. it is full of wisdom - its destination will be to sustain and accelerate creation on its highest level.

I am so deepely enwraped in my work that almost nothing exsist anymore for me outside my work. It is the reason for this „belated" letter.

Excuse me therefor and accept please my simple „I thank you!"
Love to you both 
Hans Hofmann

[[note]] Hans Hofmann [[/note]]

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