Lady: Lisa Lyon

Lady: Lisa Lyon

by Robert Mapplethorpe


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Lady: Lisa Lyon by Robert Mapplethorpe

A cult classic first published in 1983, Lady: Lisa Lyon is a groundbreaking collaboration between photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and bodybuilder-performance artist Lisa Lyon that is startlingly up-to-date in its questioning of gender, stereotype, and role-playing. An essay by Bruce Chatwin sheds light on their extraordinary collaboration in this book that reveals character as the best novels do. 115 duotone photos.

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ISBN-13: 9780312052904
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 12/01/1990
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 11.15(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

? Robert Mapplethorpe was one of the most important figures in contemporary photography. Brilliant, daring, and supremely accomplished, he will be remembered for the classical harmonies, controversial subject matter, and luminous vision that marked his photographs. He died in 1989.
? Bruce Chatwin's first book In Patagonia (1977) was a landmark in travel writing. Traveler, aesthete and a connoisseur of the exotic, Chatwin was a major British literary voice who also wrote On the Black Hill, The Viceroy of Ouidah, The Songlines and Utz before his death in 1989.

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