The history of the Venice Biennale
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The history of the Venice Biennale 1895- 2005 : visual arts, architecture, cinema, dance, music, theatre by Enzo Di Martino

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Published by Papiro Arte in Venezia .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 190).

StatementEnzo Di Martino ; foreword by Davide Croff.
LC ClassificationsN6488.I8 V43369 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19343708M
ISBN 108890110449

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