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Contemporary artists and colour: Meaning, organisation and understanding

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Contemporary artists and colour : Meaning, organisation and understanding. / Mottram, Judith.

In: Optics and Laser Technology, Vol. 38, No. 4-6, 06.2006, p. 405-416.

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Mottram, Judith. / Contemporary artists and colour : Meaning, organisation and understanding. In: Optics and Laser Technology. 2006 ; Vol. 38, No. 4-6. pp. 405-416.

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