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Physiomythological Flood-Picture (Switzerland: Birthplace of Dada) Photograph

June 9, 1984

Artistic Collaboration in the Twentieth Century, an exhibit of over one hundred works created by seventy teams of artists between 1913 and 1984, opens at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

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