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Published by Skira .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art styles: c 1960 -,
  • Individual artists,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Art / Individual Artist

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsGuillermo Solana (Contributor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13431009M
ISBN 108861301991
ISBN 109788861301993

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