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The contemporary art book the essential guide to 200 of the world"s most widely exhibited artists by Charlotte Bonham Carter

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Published by Goodman in London .
Written in English


  • Dictionaries,
  • Modern Art,
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Edition Notes

StatementCharlotte Bonham-Carter, David Hodge
ContributionsHodge, David
LC ClassificationsN7438 .B59 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25236367M
ISBN 109781847960252
LC Control Number2011535360

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