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A Fable of Modern Art by Dore Ashton

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A Fable of Modern Art
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520073010
ISBN-13: 9780520073012
Number of pages: 128

Description:
Dore Ashton's masterly analysis of modern art grows out of a consideration of Balzac's brilliant and little known 'philosophic' story The Unknown Masterpiece in which the concerns of C├ęzanne, Picasso, and the abstract expressionists are strikingly prefigured.

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