Chickens Don’t Have Chairs



Translated by Richard Seaver
Originally published in The Evergreen Review Issue 126 in 2011.

Note: Originally Published in Paris, France as Les poulets n’ont pas de chaises, copyright 1966 by Editions Denoël, the first appearance of the drawings in France was in the Nouvel Observateur; in the United States in Evergreen Review.


An appreciation of the art of Copi, including numerous panels from Chickens Don't Have Chairs can be found at Moïcani - L'Odéonie.