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Christopher Felver: The Importance of Being [IMPERFECT]

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico: Arena Editions, 2001
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 1892041480
Condition: Near Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 101384



First edition, first and only printing. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated laminated paper-covered boards, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Christopher Felver. Texts by George Plimpton, Andrei Codrescu, Robert Creeley, Luc Sante and Jack Hirschman. Epigraph by Isamu Noguchi. Includes an interview with Christopher Felver by David Fahey and a list of plates. 448 pp., with 422 duotone plates. 10-1/4 x 8-1/4 inches. Out of print.


Near Fine in publisher's shrink-wrap (small bump to corner or spine, not affecting any pages, else As New).


Portraits of over 400 poets and other creative writers, visual and performance artists, actors, musicians, political activists and other influential thinkers, spanning a period of twenty years, including Kathy Acker, Ansel Adams, Maya Angelou, Joan Baez, Saul Bellow, Ken Burns, David Byrne, Francesco Clemente, Willem De Kooning, Jim Dine, Allen Ginsberg, Arlo Guthrie, Abbie Hoffman, Angelica Huston, Norman Mailer, Louise Nevelson, Sharon Olds, Michael Ondaatje, Robert Pinsky, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Ed Ruscha, Salman Rushdie, Pete Seeger, Aaron Siskind, Patti Smith, Susan Sontag, Hunter S. Thompson, John Updike, Gore Vidal, Robin Williams, Terry Winters and Joel-Peter Witkin, among many others.