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Closeup Lessons in the Art of Seeing African Sculpture

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Published by Center for African Art .
Written in English


  • Appreciation,
  • Sculpture, African,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Sculpture

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8449512M
ISBN 100945802080
ISBN 109780945802082

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