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MONOGRAPHS & CATALOGSChristopher Makos: Lady Warhol
Hbk, 12 x 16 in. / 200 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 9/30/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9788492841332 | $70.00
Andy Warhol By Christopher Makos
Paperback, 9 x 6.75 in. / 412 pgs / 16 color | 8/2/2002 | Not available
ISBN 9788881583799 | $29.95
Published by La Fábrica.
This is not Andy Warhol as we are accustomed to seeing him: in dramatic eyeliner and mascara, an asymmetrical blond bob worthy of a Vogue cover circa 1987, his hands clutched girlishly at his upper thigh; or with a glisteningly lipsticked cupid's bow, shadowed eyes downcast; or draped, from the armpits down, in a white sheet, his upper chest startlingly pale. In these portraits, made by Christopher Makos (born 1948), the gender-transgressive themes of the 1980s collide with the spirit of Man Ray's famous "Rrose Sélavy" pictures of Marcel Duchamp as a coy Parisian lady. The project entailed, Makos recalls, "eight wigs, two days of posing, 16 contact sheets, 349 shots"; this volume includes Makos' original contact sheets, an essay by the photographer about his friendship with Warhol, and full-page prints of the most striking images to emerge from one of Pop's most singular photo shoots.
Hardcover, 12 x 16 in. / 200 pgs / illustrated throughout.
PUB DATE 9/30/2010
CATALOG: FALL 2010 p. 76
ISBN 9788492841332 TRADE
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Published by Charta.
Text by Christopher Makos.
Andy Warhol called Christopher Makos "the most modern photographer in America." The man who first introduced Warhol to the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring here presents the photographic remains of their more than 10 years of intimate friendship and frequent collaboration. For the first time ever, all of Warhol's camouflage portraits, taken by Makos under the direct supervision of the artist himself, appear together, in full-page reproductions complete with Warhol's touch-ups and markings. In the photographic portraits that Warhol regarded as genuine self-portraits, he appears dressed up and in drag, wearing colored wigs and make-up, looking melancholic and shameless. Published in collaboration with Edition Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich.
Paperback, 9 x 6.75 in. / 412 pgs / 16 color
PUB DATE 8/2/2002
Out of print
CATALOG: FALL 2002
ISBN 9788881583799 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $29.95 CDN $29.95
AVAILABILITY: Not available
STATUS: Out of print | 12/19/2005
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