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Robert Mapplethorpe
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Paul Martineau, Britt Salvesen
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-15 - Publisher: Getty Publications

The legacy of Robert Mapplethorpe (1946 –1989) is rich and complicated, triggering controversy, polarizing critics, and providing inspiration for many artists who followed him. Mapplethorpe, one of the most influential figures of his time, today stands as an example to emerging photographers who continue to experiment with the boundaries and
Robert Mapplethorpe
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Frances Terpak, Michelle Brunnick
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-15 - Publisher: Getty Publications

Celebrated photographer Robert Mapplethorpe challenged the limits of censorship and conformity, combining technical and formal mastery with unexpected, often provocative content that secured his place in history. Mapplethorpe’s artistic vision helped shape the social and cultural fabric of the 1970s and ’80s and, following his death in 1989 from AIDS,
Robert Mapplethorpe
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Mark Holborn, Dimitri Levas
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-13 - Publisher: Phaidon Press

A revised and updated edition of the most comprehensive survey published of Mapplethorpe's photography Robert Mapplethorpe was one of the twentieth century's most important and influential artists, known for his groundbreaking and provocative work. He studied painting, drawing, and sculpture in Brooklyn in the 1960s and started taking photographs when
Robert Mapplethorpe
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Robert Mapplethorpe, Gordon Baldwin, Daniel Cornell
Categories: Portrait photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

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The Scandal of Pleasure
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: Wendy Steiner
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-12-18 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Argues for the freedom of the arts, as works of the imagination, against censors taking them literally, and discusses the work produced by individuals with objectionable political pasts