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Contemporary collecting

James Rondeau

Contemporary collecting

the Judith Neisser collection : minimal and postminimal innovation

by James Rondeau

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Published by Art Institute of Chicago, Yale University Press in Chicago, New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art collections,
  • Art,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Minimal art,
  • Conceptual art,
  • Private collections

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJudith Neisser collection, minimal and postminimal innovation
    StatementJames Rondeau ; with an essay by Anne Rorimer
    ContributionsRorimer, Anne, Art Institute of Chicago
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN530 .A55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25321337M
    ISBN 100300170246
    ISBN 109780300170245
    LC Control Number2010918539
    OCLC/WorldCa701593045

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