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Richard Weight: Mod – A Very British Style (Bodley Head)

Ian Penman, London Review of Books, 29 August 2013

IN A LOVELY 1963 piece on Miles Davis, Kenneth Tynan quoted Cocteau to illuminate the art of his "discreet, elliptical" subject: Davis was one of those 20th-century artists who had found "a simple way of saying very complicated things".

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