Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe

Born Nov 4, 1946

Robert Mapplethorpe was an American photographer, known for his large-scale, highly stylized black and white portraits, photos of flowers and nude men. The frank homoeroticism of some of the work of his middle period triggered a more general controversy about the public funding of artworks.… Read More

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1946 Birth Born on November 4, 1946.


1989 42 Years Old Mapplethorpe died on the morning of March 9, 1989, 42 years old, in a Boston, Massachusetts, hospital from complications arising from AIDS. … Read More
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