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Franz Kline black & white, 1950-1961 by David Anfam

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Published by Menil Collection, Houston Fine Art Press in Houston, Tex .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Kline, Franz, 1910-1962 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Abstract expressionism -- United States -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Statementessay by David Anfam.
ContributionsKline, Franz, 1910-1962., Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.), Whitney Museum of American Art., Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)
LC ClassificationsND237.K56 A4 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1081783M
ISBN 100939594323
LC Control Number94005349

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