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Robert Mapplethorpe

American, 1946-1989

Robert Michael Mapplethorpe, drawn to photography, began taking pictures of his friends and acquaintances like artists, musicians, socialites, film stars and the gay underground.

For his portraits, Mapplethorpe remained interested in composition, color, texture, balance and most of all, beauty. In the 1970s, Mapplethorpe and musician, poet and artist Patti Smith lived together in New York’s Chelsea Hotel, where Mapplethorpe started shooting Polaroids to use in his collages. His most controversial work is in the late 1960s and early 1970s with its focus on homoeroticism. Mapplethorpe died on March 9, 1989, in Boston.

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Creator:Robert Mapplethorpe
Robert Mapplethorpe Altars Book and Case Book
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Robert Mapplethorpe, Altars Book
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Robert Mapplethorpe "Lisa Lyon" Photograph
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Robert Mapplethorpe - Altars Book 1st edition 1995
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