DENNISON, Lisa. Clemente.

(New York, NY): Guggenheim Museum, Date: 1999. First edition. Large quarto. 502 pages. Foreword by Thomas Krens. Frontis portrait of Clemente by Robert Mapplethorpe. Essays, text and poetry by Lisa Dennison, Gita Mehta, Gus Van Sant, Ettore Sottsass, Robert Creeley, Allen Ginsberg, Francesco Pellizzi and Raymond Foye. Includes a chronology (compiled by Rene Ricard), a selected exhibition history (compiled by Melanie Mariño) and a bibliography. The first comprehensive retrospective of the artist’s work in all mediums which was issued on occasion on the occasion of the exhibition held at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Oct. 8, 1999-Jan. 9, 2000 and at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Feb. 14-June 4, 2000. 187 colour plates of the artist’s prodigious output including paintings, drawings, frescoes, includes portraits of Basquiat, Rammellzee, and Fab5 Freddy. A near fine copy in bright magenta cloth with title stamped in purple on spine and flower image embroidered on front and back covers, no dust jacket as issued (for this Special embroidered limited edition designed by the artist.)


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