Title: Lady Lisa Lyon
Publisher: Viking Press (A Studio Book), New York
Publication Date: 1983
Book Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition.
Wraps; 4to; pp. 128. Signed by Robert Mapplethorpe (black ink) and Lisa Lyon (silver ink) on the half-title-page. Covers just a little rubbed along the edges, with small crease at bottom corner of front cover; else fine. Mapplethorpe's striking b/w portraits of Lisa Lyon, a pioneer of women's body building. Lyon poses nude, but also in designs by Giorgio Armani, Gianfranco Ferre, Carolina Herrera, Mr. John, Norma Kamali, Krizia, Issey Miyake, Claude Montana, Yves St. Laurent, Fernando Sanchez, Ronaldus Shamask, and Yeohlee Teng. Bookseller Inventory # D12514
Synopsis: Mapplethorpe's provocative portrait of Lisa Lyon, the first World Women's Bodybuilding Champion. A commanding work of photography by a modern master of the art.
Product Description: A study of Lisa Lyon, bodybuilder, in a series of black and white portraits that showcase the photographer's sensitivity to form, light and texture.
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