Art, experience and criticism by William T. Squires

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Published by Ginn Press in Needham Heights, Ma .

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Subjects:

  • Art appreciation,
  • Art -- Study and teaching

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 121

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StatementWilliam T. Squires, with written and editorial assistance by Sheila Stille Squires
ContributionsSquires, Sheila S. 1946-
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 123 p. :
Number of Pages123
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Open LibraryOL22843650M
ISBN 100536579555

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