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Faces and Facts by and About Twenty Six Contemporary Artists

Willis Birchman

Faces and Facts by and About Twenty Six Contemporary Artists

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Published by Ayer Co Pub .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11514191M
ISBN 100836902114
ISBN 109780836902112

In her essays, or "case-studies," examining art and the "modern sensibility," Susan Sontag covered topics from photography to illness to fascism. One of the most widely read cultural critics of her generation, she was a lightning rod for both praise and vilification.


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