Books – Three New Publications on Socially Engaged Art

Notes

Review of publications by Claire Bishop, Creative Time and Pablo Helguera

Artist / Author Ana Teixeira Pinto
Reference A0523
Date 2012
Journal Frieze
Journal page 29-30
Type Article

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