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date: 23 October 2019

Klossowski, Pierre (1905–2001) French philosopher, novelist, and artist, born in Paris. 

A Dictionary of Critical Theory

Ian Buchanan

Klossowski’s parents—both of whom were artists, as was his younger brother Balthus Klossowski, who rose to considerable fame as a painter (Bono sang at his funeral)—were originally from Poland and probably of Jewish descent. He travelled a lot with his family in his youth. From the start of World War I in ... ...

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