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Elsevier"s Dictionary of Art History Terms

French/English-English/French

by J.P. Michaux

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Published by Elsevier Science .
Written in English


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Number of Pages551
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Open LibraryOL7530399M
ISBN 100444503404
ISBN 109780444503404

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Search. and this book lays out the tenets of painting as he saw them. Foundation and Manifesto of Futurism, art movement that emerged in the mids in Britain - lawrence Alloway coined the term. This book does not provide definitions of terms (unless required in the etymological context) nor guidance as to the timeliness of different nomenclature systems.

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