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Human Concern/Personal Torment: The Grotesque in American Art by  Robert Doty - Hardcover - 1969 - from Post Horizon Booksellers (SKU: 045298)

Human Concern/Personal Torment: The Grotesque in American Art

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Human Concern/Personal Torment: The Grotesque in American Art

by Doty, Robert

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Praeger Publishers, 1969. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Unpaginated. Illust w bw photographs of works from the exhibition. Orange cloth w bold blindstamp lettering on cover, purple lettering on spine. Very light shelf wear. Binding square and sound. Titled orange DJ shows three chips to bottom front edge, wear to corners and head, 1.5cm loss to tail, and is price-clipped. DJ preserved now in BroDart cover. Small quarto: 25.5 x 24cm. Published for the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, in conjunction with the exhibition held at the museum October 14 - November 30, 1969, and at the University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, January 20 - March 1, 1970.


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Post Horizon Booksellers CA (CA)
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Human Concern/Personal Torment: The Grotesque in American Art
Doty, Robert
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Used - Very Good
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Praeger Publishers
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New York, NY, U.S.A.
Date Published
4to - over 9� - 12" tall
Whitney Museum of American Art -- Exhibitions -- 1969. Art, American -- 20th century. Art, American -- Grotesque. Art -- Grotesque. NOISBN General
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4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

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