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Twentieth-century American drawing: Three avant-garde generations

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Twentieth-century American drawing: Three avant-garde generations
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Publisher: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
ISBN/ASIN: 0892070013
ISBN-13: 9780892070015
Number of pages: 128

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Published in 1976, this survey of American drawing functions almost as a retrospective for the nation. The progression of the medium is traced through the work of Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Roy Lichtenstein, among many others. Displaying extreme variety and conceptual advancement, this catalogue demonstrates the evolution of American artistic expression.

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