Item #66310 Pistils. Robert Mapplethorpe, John Ashbery, Essay.

Pistils

New York: Random House, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. 173pp. Quarto [32.5 cm] Light rose colored cloth covered boards with a dark red ink stamped title on the spine and an embossed title on the front cover. With the dust jacket, and the pink cloth and illustrated paper covered slipcase (in very good condition showing light surface and edge wear). Fine in a fine dust jacket. ***May require extra postage due to size and weight. Item #66310
ISBN: 0679408053

From the jacket- "Robert Mapplethorpe began taking photographs in the 1970s with a Polaroid camera given to him by a friend. When he died in 1989 of AIDS, at the age of forty-two, he was considered one of the most important photographers of his generation, having gained a reputation as the avatar of a rigorous formalism stunningly wed to graphic and sometimes controversial subject matter."

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