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The Flemish, the Belgians

The Flemish, the Belgians

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Published by Jack Tilton Gallery in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Belgium,
  • Art, Belgian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBelgians/Flemish.
    Statementessay by Wim Van Mulders.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsMulders, Wim van., Jack Tilton Gallery.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[54] p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22481744M
    OCLC/WorldCa22174922


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