Angels of history Moscow conceptualism and its influence by Joseph Backstein

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StatementJoseph Backstein and Bart De Baere.
ContributionsBaere, Bart de., Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen., Europalia (2005 : Antwerp, Belgium)
LC ClassificationsN6997.M7 B336 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16291412M
ISBN 109061536197
ISBN 109789061536192
LC Control Number2006484730

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