50 NEW YORK ARTISTS A Critical Selection of Painters and Sculptors Working in New York

Price: 95.00 USD

(San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1986), A STRIKING SELECTION OF ARTISTS MAKE THIS ESSENTIALLY A 'WHO'S WHO' OF THE NINETEEN-EIGHTIES NEW YORK ART SCENE. Richard Marshall, then the associate curator of the Whitney Museum, has selected the artists and one of their works to be highlighted. Each selection includes a portrait of the artist by Robert Mapplethorpe (or in his case a self-portrait) and a brief statement or textual impression by the artists themselves. The impressive list of names, from Gregory Amenoff to Terry Winters includes many of the most famous artists of the era. First edition. With 50 black and white portraits of the artists by Robert Mapplethorpe, each with a colour photograph of the artists' selected work. Oblong 4to, in the original tan cloth lettered in gilt on the upper cover and spine and in the original dustjacket featuring an Alex Katz colour painting. 118pp. A very fine copy, essentially as new.

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