Face of the Poet

New York: Brooke Alexander, Inc. and Marlborough Graphics, Inc., 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong 4to (12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches; 310 x 235 mm), [32] pages, in stapled wrappers. Catalogue containing Alex Katz's portraits of 14 poets, with a poem by each poet on the facing page. The poets are: Ted Berrigan, Kenward Elmslie, John Godfrey, Ted Greenwald, Michael Lally, Ann Lauterbach, Gerard Malanga, Alice Notley, John Perreault, Carter Ratcliff, Rene Ricard, Peter Schjeldahl, Tony Towle, and Bill Zavatsky. The catalogue was issued to accompany (or promote) a print portfolio of the same name. For the portfolio, Katz drew aquatints of each poet between January and June, 1978. Brooke Alexander and Marlborough Graphics issued 25 signed and numbered portfolios in addition to ten artist's proofs. The book comes with three identical exhibition announcements laid in. Item #2019

CONDITION: The book and exhibition announcements are Fine. A beautiful production.

Price: $35.00

See all items in Art & Design
See all items by