Art of the 20th century a year-by-year chronicle of painting, architecture, and sculpture

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Published by Chêne-Hachette in [Paris] .

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Other titlesArt of our century.
Statementunder the direction of Jean-Louis Ferrier ; with the collaboration of Yann Le Pichon ; English translation under the direction of Walter D. Glanze, Lisa Davidson.
ContributionsFerrier, Jean-Louis., Le Pichon, Yann.
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Pagination1006p. :
Number of Pages1006
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Open LibraryOL22072533M
ISBN 102842772210

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About the Author. Ingo F. Walther () was born in Berlin and studied medieval studies, literature, and art history in Frankfurt am Main and Munich.

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