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Lady : Lisa Lyon By Robert Mapplethorpe

Mapplethorpe, Robert / Chatwin, Bruce / Wagstaff, Sam

Published by The Viking Press, New York, 1983
ISBN 10: 0670430129 / ISBN 13: 9780670430123
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Title: Lady : Lisa Lyon By Robert Mapplethorpe

Publisher: The Viking Press, New York

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Artist

Edition: First Edition


128 pp. 116 b/w illustrations. Foreword by Sam Wagstaff. Essay "An Eye and Some Body" by Bruce Chatwin. Collection of b/w photographs of female body builder Lisa Lyon taken between 1980-1982 by Robert Mapplethorpe. Signed by the photographer on the half title page in fine red marker. Internally clean and unmarked with sound binding. Slight surface abrasion on the rear end paper from removed small circular price sticker. Black coated fabric covered boards with blind stamped title on the front panel. Slight knocks at head and foot of spine. Price clipped dustjacket is lightly shelf worn, now protected by plastic book wrap. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007563

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Synopsis: A cult classic first published in 1983, Lady: Lisa Lyon is a groundbreaking collaboration between Mapplethorpe and bodybuilder-performance artist Lisa Lyon that is startlingly up-to-date in its questioning of gender, stereotype, and role-playing. 115 duotone photos.

Product Description: Mapplethorpe's provocative portrait of Lisa Lyon, the first World Women's Bodybuilding Champion. A commanding work of photography by a modern master of the art.

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