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Jean Lurçat and the Song of the World

France, 1965 (MIFF 1967, Art Films)

Director: Pierre Biro, Victoria Mercanton

An account of the work of the celebrated artist Lurcat at the Aubusson Ateliers, known for their tapestries and carpets.

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