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Classical myth and imagery in contemporary art

Classical myth and imagery in contemporary art

the Queens Museum, April 15-June 12, 1988.

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Published by Queens Museum in Flushing, N.Y. (New York City Bldg., Flushing Meadow-Corona Park 11368) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Classical, in art -- Exhibitions,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsQueens Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7760 .C55 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2412478M
    LC Control Number87063398

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