Robert Mapplethorpe

<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b>, <i>Ken Moody and Robert Sherman</i>, 1984.</p>
<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b>, <i>Patti Smith</i>, 1975.</p>
<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b>, <i>Nick</i>, 1977.</p>
<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b>, <i>Smutty</i>, 1982.</p>
<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b>, <i>Jim, Sausalito</i>, 1977.</p>
<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b>, <i>Meredith Monk</i>, 1985.</p>
<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b>, <i>Roy Lichtenstein</i>, 1985.</p>
<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b>, <i>David Hockney</i>, 1976.</p>
<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b></p>
<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b></p>
<p><b>Robert Mapplethorpe</b>, <i>Self Portrait</i></p>
1946 , d. 1989

Known for black and white portraits and nudes, and images of the 1960s-1970s New York sado-masochistic and bondage scene. Fueled debate about public funding of controversial art. Died of AIDS at age 42; before his death set up foundation which has raised and donated millions of dollars to fight the disease.

time well spent

closeup view Jack Troy cup, links to Jack Troy artist page

time to explore

link to newest page of ceramic artist links, including link to Scott Parady, pictured

time flies

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