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Pleasure of the gaze image and appearance in recent Australian art : an exhibition

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Published by Art Gallery of Western Australia in Perth, W.A .
Written in English


  • Arts, Australian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Statementcurated by Bruce Adams.
ContributionsAdams, Bruce, 1950-, Art Gallery of Western Australia.
LC ClassificationsNX590.A1 P55 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2656558M
ISBN 100730904075
LC Control Number85240925

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