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The art of looking

Lance Esplund

The art of looking

how to read modern and contemporary art

by Lance Esplund

  • 23 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Art,
  • Art appreciation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-262) and index.

    StatementLance Esplund
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6490 .E798 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 277 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26977838M
    ISBN 10046509466X
    ISBN 109780465094660
    LC Control Number2018026754
    OCLC/WorldCa1065526644

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