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Not since Georgia O'Keeffe has an artist looked at flowers with as developed an eye as Robert Mapplethorpe. In them he discovered sex, death, redemption, and always beauty. Mapplethorpe's flowers are his most popular work, the ideal gift for connoisseurs of photography or of nature's art, of any age and any background. 135 full-color and b&w photos.
Hardcover, 173 pages
Published July 1st 2010 by Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random
(first published October 1st 1996)
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Robert Mapplethorpe was an American photographer, known for his large-scale, highly stylized black and white portraits, photos of flowers and naked men. The frank, homosexually erotic nature of some of the work of his middle period triggered a more general controversy about the public funding of artworks.More about Robert Mapplethorpe...