Portraits from the Studio and the Street. Photographs by Ari Marcopoulos. Introduction by Glenn O'Brien. Uitgeverij Bert Bakker, Amsterdam, 1987. Unpaged text + plates. First edition, first printing. SIGNED on half-title page. Hardbound. Photo-illustrated boards. No dust jacket as issued. 65 Black-and-white reproductions. |
"Ari Marcopoulos' scarce first book! Blends street portraits of anonymous New Yorkers with those of many luminaries in the NY art world, including Roy Lichtenstein, Jeff Koons, Andy Warhol, Robert Mapplethorpe, Keith Haring, Iggy Pop, Dennis Hopper and Jean-Michel Basquiat. "Ari Marcopoulos left Amsterdam for New York in 1980, for two years he printed photographs for Andy Warhol and between 1982 and 1984 was apprentice to Irving Penn. After leaving Penn he worked as a free-lance photographer. His photographs appeared in among others Manhattan Inc, Interview, Spin, Bomb, Avenue and Wolkenkratzer."--from the bio
Near Fine; photo-illustrated personal bookplate on front pastedown; light wear to 'tips'.