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Roy Lichtenstein by Lawrence Alloway1
Willem De Kooning by Harry F. Gaugh2
Jackson Pollock by Elizabeth Frank3
Andy Warhol by Carter Ratcliff4
George Segal by Phyllis Tuchman5
David Smith by Karen Wilkin6
Jasper Johns by Richard Francis7
Arshile Gorky by Melvin P Lader8
Francis Bacon by Hugh Marlais Davies9
Hans Hofmann by Cynthia Goodman10
Philip Guston by Robert Storr11
Constantin Brancusi (Modern Masters Series) by Eric Shanes12
Marc Chagall (Modern Masters Series, Vol. 13) by Andrew Kagan13
Georges Braque by Karen Wilkin14
Lee Krasner by Robert Carleton Hobbs15
Isamu Noguchi (Modern Masters Series) by Bruce Altshuler16
David Hockney by Peter Clothier17
Jim Dine by Jean E. Feinberg18
Max Beckmann by Peter Selz19

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Post WW II Painters (and Sculptors) and their works (by Abbeville Press)

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