1 edition of Art of Black Africa, cultural and contemporary, from the Rex Grey Family Collection found in the catalog.
Art of Black Africa, cultural and contemporary, from the Rex Grey Family Collection
Catalog of the exhibition.
|Statement||[photography by Kenneth L. Appelt].|
|Contributions||Texas A & M University. Memorial Student Center. Arts Committee., Texas A & M University. Memorial Student Center. Black Awareness Committee.|
|LC Classifications||NB1080.5 .A77|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||96 p. :|
|Number of Pages||96|
|LC Control Number||77352485|
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