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Pioneering the century, 1900-1940

Whitney Museum of American Art

Pioneering the century, 1900-1940

selections from the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art : inaugural exhibition of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, July 14-August 26, 1981.

by Whitney Museum of American Art

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Published by The Museum in New York, N.Y. (945 Madison Ave., New York 10021) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whitney Museum of American Art -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsWhitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6512 .W498 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16] p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3031885M
    LC Control Number82119324

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