Robert Mapplethorpe. Certain People: A Book of Portraits

Robert Mapplethorpe. Certain People: A Book of Portraits
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Preface by Susan Sontag. Photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe.

Pasadena. Twelvetrees Press. No date. Third edition limited to 5,000 copies; first publised in 1985. Hardback, dust jacket. Unpaginated, c. 100 pages. Numerous full-page duotone plates. 360 x 290mm (14 x 11"). 1.5kg. English. Fine.

A beautiful album of Mapplethorpe's portrait photographs, capturing the many members of the 1970/80s art scene. The sitters featured include Patti Smith, Arnold Schwarzenegger, David Hockney, Carolina Herrera, James Douglas, Grace Jones, Lord Snowdon, Paloma Picasso, Philip Johnson, Bruce Chatwin, Louise Bourgeois, Donald Sutherland, Andy Warhol, Richard Gere, Ken Moody and many more.