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Published by Museum of Modern Art, Hayward Gallery in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Close, Chuck, -- 1940-

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert Storr ; with essays by Kirk Varnedoe and Deborah Wye.
ContributionsVarnedoe, Kirk, 1946-, Wye, Deborah., Hayward Gallery., Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.), Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden., Seattle Art Museum.
The Physical Object
Pagination224p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18340264M
ISBN 101853321958

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