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Gerard Malanga: Screen Tests, Portraits, Nudes 1964-1996 [SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY]

Publisher: Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2000
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 3882435771
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 102501

$225.00

Specifics

First edition, first printing. Signed, inscribed and dated 2000 in black ink verso the front free endpaper to an important figure in contemporary photography (please inquire): "Dear [name], Across the years. As always, Gerard." Hardcover. Blue matte paper-covered boards with title printed in brown and blue on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and film stills by Gerard Malanga; the films made in association with Andy Warhol. Essays by Peter K. Wehrli, Debra Miller, Ben Maddow and A. D. Coleman. Interview with the artist by Asako Kitaori. Edited by Patrick Remy and Marc Parent. Includes biographies on the authors. Designed by Hans Werner Holzwarth, Berlin. 200 pp., with 127 duotone plates finely printed by Steidl from scans made by Gert Schwab / Steidl, Schwab Scantechnik, Göttingen. 10-7/8 x 9-1/4 inches.

Condition

Fine in Fine dust jacket. A Near Mint copy.

Description

From the publisher: "Gerard Malanga made his reputation as co-founder of Andy Warhol's Factory. His career as a photographer began there between 1964 and 1966, when he and Warhol made screen tests of 300 people. Later on, he [made captivating] portraits of Iggy Pop, Robert Mapplethorpe, Tennessee Williams, Alice Cooper, Mick Jagger, Lou Reed and William S. Burroughs. These photographs take the viewer back to Pop Culture and the Beat Generation. Still later, throughout the eighties and well into the nineties, Malanga gave the reader a taste of the magical relation of femininity and charm as embodied in his nudes."