Published 2004 by PWP Contemporary Art, Distributed in North America by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York .
Written in EnglishRead online
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144).
|Contributions||Kitaj, R. B.|
|LC Classifications||ND237.K5526 L36 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||144 p. :|
|Number of Pages||144|
|LC Control Number||2005295461|
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