by Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English
Catalogue of the exhibition held October 3-December 17 1989, at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, as part of the Norfolk and Norwich French Festival.
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