The Lust Exhibition Burnishes Giacometti

11/28/2011 09:52

Herbert Lust

Herbert was featured in an Article

In the summer of 1949, a 22-year-old graduate student from the University of Chicago arrived in Paris on a Fulbright scholarship to study at the Sorbonne. His name was Herbert Lust, a self-described “farm boy from Indiana” who had been orphaned at the age of nine. “I was at that time among the top scholars from the University of Chicago,” Mr. Lust writes, “the youngest ever to receive the prestigious M.A. in mathematics and philosophy.” In his luggage, Mr. Lust also carried the manuscript of an unpublished novel.

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