Text for Robert Mapplethorpe's "X" Portfolio; Text for Robert Mapplethorpe's "Y" Portfolio; Text for Robert Mapplethorpe's "Z" Portfolio. Robert Mapplethorpe, Paul Schmidt, Patti Smith, Edmund White.

Text for Robert Mapplethorpe's "X" Portfolio; Text for Robert Mapplethorpe's "Y" Portfolio; Text for Robert Mapplethorpe's "Z" Portfolio

Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1989. First Edition Thus. Paperback. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Good. Item #005501011

Issued by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in a small number of copies in conjunction with the February, 1989 exhibition (just a month before Mapplethorpe's death) of the controversial "X", "Y", and "Z" portfolios, this rare work presents the portfolio texts as respectively authored by Paul Schmidt, Patti Smith, and Edmund White. [8] pages, printed on 8.5 x 11 inch paper, stapled at upper left. Some darkening, creasing, and tiny marginal tears.

Price: $95.00