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fifties, aspects of painting in New York Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution by Phyllis Rosenzweig

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press , for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Painting, American -- New York (City) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (City) -- Exhibitions.

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Catalogue of an exhibition held May 22-Sept. 21, 1980.

StatementPhyllis Rosenzweig.
ContributionsHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
LC ClassificationsND235.N45
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21817620M

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