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Sol LeWitt wall drawings 1980. by S. N. Lewitt

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Published by Marc Blondeau in Paris .
Written in English


  • LeWitt, Sol, -- 1928-

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Edition Notes

Catalogue of an installation at Marc Blondeau, Paris, 8 October - 17 December 1994.

ContributionsMarc Blondeau Cabinet dÉxpertise.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded leaf (8p.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20864793M

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