Robert mapplethorpe

Discover the stunning visual world of Robert Mapplethorpe, a renowned photographer known for his provocative and thought-provoking images. Immerse yourself in his unique perspective and be inspired by his bold and daring artistry.

They were New York before New York knew what to do with them. They were lovers, best friends, fellow survivors. Patti Smith & Robert Mapplethorpe both became art-world legends and ’70s icons of radical downtown bohemia. Now Smith finally opens up about their days together, living at the Chelsea Hotel, buying art supplies before food, mixing with Warhol superstars and future rock gods, and doing whatever they had to do just to stay together.

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