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FIGURING


Published in 1981

FIGURING, Hallwalls Inc, Buffalo, NY, 1981. [A twenty page black and white booklet published in conjuntion with the exhibition of the same title, guest curated by Charles Clough. Biographies and works checklist of New York artists Eric Fischl, Thomas Lawson, David Sharpe, and Walter Robinson. The design by G. Roger Denson includes an acknowledgement by William J. Currie (Director, Hallwalls), and an essay on the artists by Valentin Taransky.]

Artists associated with this publication:
Eric Fischl, Thomas Lawson, David Sharpe, Walter Robinson


Some events connected to this publication:
March 6, 1981 - FIGURING



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