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Myths of modern art

Alberto BoixadoМЃs

Myths of modern art

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arts, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlberto Boixadós.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX456 .B64 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 129 p. ;
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1881522M
    ISBN 100819179523
    LC Control Number90042179

      Greek mythology has been used in nearly every form of popular culture. Many Greek myths have been adapted into modern novels, movies, TV shows and video games. The word “theatre” is derived from the Greek word “theatron”, meaning the seating section of .


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