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Elegant austerity

Elegant austerity

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Published by Waddington Galleries in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition at Waddington Galleries, London, 18 February - 14 March 1998.

StatementJosef Albers...[et al.] ; [introduction by Sophie Symons].
ContributionsAlbers, Josef, 1888-1976., Waddington Galleries.
The Physical Object
Pagination[24]9 :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17346211M

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