Thomas by Robert Mapplethorpe


Thomas by Robert Mapplethorpe via Guggenheim Photos
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Gift, The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, 1993 © The Estate of Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe arrived in New York in the 1970’s amid two simultaneous but disparate events: the rise of the market for photography as a fine art, and the explosion of punk and gay cultures. Originally trained in painting and sculpture, Mapplethorpe… more at at the link below

Thomas by Robert Mapplethorpe 1987

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