Gerard Malanga with photographs by Andy Warhol

Pym Randall, Cambridge, Ma., 1977. 8vo, 132pp. Black boards in Dustwrapper. Text in English. Wear to dustwrapper. One of 400 copies. Poet and photographer Gerard Malanga, the son of Italian immigrants, was raised in the Bronx, New York City. Malanga began writing poetry as a teenager, and has published numerous books of poetry, including Chic Death (1971), Mythologies of the Heart (1996), and No Respect: New And Selected Poems 1964-2000 (2001). He was the chief assistant for artist Andy Warhol in the mid-1960s, with whom he founded the magazine Interview in 1969. Malanga was also featured in several of Warhol’s films, collaborated with Warhol on his ‘Screen Tests’ project, and was a member of Warhol’s cross-genre undertaking, ‘The Exploding Plastic Inevitable.’