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.  pages, printed on 8.5 x 11 inch paper, stapled at upper left. Some darkening, creasing, and tiny marginal tears.