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Merce Cunningham

Fifty Years

by David Vaughan

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Published by Aperture .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballet,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Dance - General,
  • Choreographers,
  • Photography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Photo Essays,
  • Dancers,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Performing Arts / Dance / Modern,
  • Photography / Photo Essays,
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Choreography,
  • Cunningham, Merce

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8236398M
    ISBN 100893818631
    ISBN 109780893818630


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