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Modern art and the object

a century of changing attitudes

by Ellen H. Johnson

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Published by Icon Eds. in New York .
Written in English

  • Art, Modern -- 19th century.,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Art -- Psychology.,
  • Attitude change.,
  • Feminism and art.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEllen H. Johnson.
    LC ClassificationsN6447 .J64 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1412299M
    ISBN 100064334287
    LC Control Number93021214

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