Peggy Guggenheim Collection of Modern Art
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Published by Harry N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English


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Statementtext by Nicolas Calas and Elena Calas.
ContributionsCalas, Nicolas., Calas, Elena.
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Open LibraryOL21848360M

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