Zurich: Scalo, 1996. 1st Edition. Large octavo, publisher's seafoam paper-covered boards, spine titled in black, original pictorial dust jacket.
Inscribed exhibition catalog published to accompany Goldin's 1996 comprehensive mid-career retrospective at the Whitney, beginning with her early Boston days and spanning the next 25 years, in which she documented the lives, loves and losses of her outsider friends through the drug-addled 1970s and AIDS-ravaged 80s. "My work does come from the snapshot. It's the form of photography that is most defined by love. People take them out of love, and they take them to remember–people, places and times. They're about creating a history by recording a history " (from a transcribed conversation between Goldin and her collaborator David Armstrong and friend Walter Keller). With texts by Cookie Mueller, David Wojnarowicz, Luc Sante and Darryl Pinckney, among others. Inscribed "April 1. 1997 / Happy Spring / Nan Goldin" on half-title. Includes catalog of works, exhibition history and bibliography. Thoroughly illustrated with photos in both black-and-white and in color. Lightest edgewear, small chip to spine tail, else fine. Item #979