Robert Mapplethorpe

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Robert Mapplethorpe


Born
in Floral Park, New York, The United States
November 04, 1946

Died
March 09, 1989

Genre


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.

Average rating: 4.29 · 962 ratings · 64 reviews · 51 distinct worksSimilar authors
Mapplethorpe

4.35 avg rating — 265 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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Flowers

4.26 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 1990 — 6 editions
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Polaroids

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4.39 avg rating — 128 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Black Book

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4.29 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 1986 — 6 editions
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Some Women

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4.29 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1990 — 7 editions
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Lady: Lisa Lyon

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3.97 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1983 — 7 editions
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Altars

4.59 avg rating — 29 ratings7 editions
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Autoportrait

4.15 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2001
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Perfection in Form

4.38 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2009
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Mapplethorpe X 7

4.17 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2011
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“I am obsessed with beauty. I want everything to be perfect, and of course it isn’t. And that’s a tough place to be because you’re never satisfied.”
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“I stand naked when I draw. God holds my hand and we sing together.”
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