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The irony tower

Soviet artists in a time of glasnost

by Andrew Solomon

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Art, Soviet,
    • Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century,
    • Glasnost

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementAndrew Solomon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6988 .S62 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 310 p. :
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1889988M
      ISBN 100394585135
      LC Control Number90053414

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