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The Mission of Art

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Published by Shambhala .
Written in English


  • Mind, body, spirit: disciplines & techniques,
  • Theory of art,
  • Criticism,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • History - General,
  • Art / General,
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Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsKen Wilber (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8697535M
ISBN 10157062545X
ISBN 109781570625459

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