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City of ambition

City of ambition

artists & New York, 1900-1960

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Published by Whitney Museum of American Art in association with Flammarion in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Arts, American -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century -- Exhibitions,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- In art -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementElisabeth Sussman ; with John G. Hanhardt and assisted by Corey Keller ; with an essay by Brendan Gill.
      GenreExhibitions.
      ContributionsSussman, Elisabeth, 1939-, Hanhardt, John G., Whitney Museum of American Art.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNX511.N4 C58 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL982768M
      ISBN 100874271088
      LC Control Number96020431

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