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Lyrical abstraction. by Whitney Museum of American Art

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Published in [New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Aldrich, Larry -- Art collections,
  • Painting, American -- Exhibitions,
  • Abstract expressionism -- United States

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Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition held May 25-July 6, 1971.

LC ClassificationsND212.5.A25 W48
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5460076M
LC Control Number73162569

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