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Land art in the U.K. a complete guide to landscape, environmental, earthworks, nature, sculpture and installation art in the United Kingdom by William Malpas

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Published by Crescent Moon in Maidstone .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Earthworks (Art) -- Great Britain.,
  • Environment (Art),
  • Installations (Art),
  • Sculpture, Modern -- 21st century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-364).

StatementWilliam Malpas.
SeriesSculptors series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN6494.E27 M36 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination365 p. ;
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18609200M
ISBN 10186171095X, 1861710909
ISBN 109781861710956, 9781861710901
LC Control Number2008371405

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