Claus the Chameleon
(Paul Claes) The Low Countries - 1993, № 1, pp. 17-24
However perilous it may be to attempt to pin down an artist as protean as Hugo Claus to a single basic attitude, it is perhaps possible to trace his incessant experimenting and his continual shifts in form of expression back to a fundamental sense of a lack of freedom. Variety is the motto of this chameleon, whose art is one long ode to freedom.
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