Richard Prince : Bettie Kline
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 19 x 14.7 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Richard Prince : Bettie Kline

A Purple Pocket Book

Richard Prince, Franz Kline, Irving Klaw, Paula Klaw, Bettie Page

Richard Prince : Bettie Kline


Pocket format reprint of an artist's book by Richard Prince that was originally published in large format hardcover by Gagosian Gallery in 2009. The book explores the connections in the work of Franz Kline to his neighbor's Irving and Paula Klaw's work as pin-up photographers, and to their most famous model Bettie Page. Published on the occasion of Purple's 20th Anniversary.


No. 76 in "Bibliothèque d'un Amateur : Richard Prince's Publications 1981 - 2014" by Vincent Pécoil, Yann Sérandour, Francine Delaigle, Christophe Daviet-Thery, Jérôme Saint-Loubert Bié. Paris / Foligno, France / Italy : &: Christophe Daviet-Thery / VIAINDUSTRIAE Publishing, 2014, pp. 126, 206.

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Richard Prince : Bettie Kline [First Edition / Hardback]
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