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What does HC stand for?

HC stands for Hors Concours (French: out of the competition; a participant ineligable to win prizes)

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He disliked, however, being presented as their guru or as a "cog in a formalist machine," as he angrily wrote to poor Walter Hopps, who was organizing the 1965 Sao Paulo Bienal (to which Newman was invited hors concours with six younger artists).
On the whole the choreography was feeble - Morris with his soft imagery and Brace with his cheeky United Nations gloss on Kurt Jooss's Green Table were virtually hors concours.