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Robert Mapplethorpe : the archive / Frances Terpak & Michelle Brunnick ; with essays by Patti Smith and Jonathan Weinberg.

Terpak, Frances, 1948- author. (Author). Brunnick, Michelle, author. (Added Author). Smith, Patti, author. (Added Author). Weinberg, Jonathan, 1957- author. (Added Author). Mapplethorpe, Robert, artist. (Added Author). Getty Research Institute, issuing body. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781606064702
  • ISBN: 1606064703
  • Physical Description: vii, 239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, California : The Getty Research Institute, [2016]

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General Note: "This publication will provide an overview of the most extensive collection of primary material existing on Robert Mapplethorpe's entire practice, including the work he produced before turning to photography. This volume will focus on examples of etchings, drawings, collages, paintings, sculpture, commercial work, personal collections, as well as intimate dialogues among friends, colleagues, and business associates. In addition, the book will provide insight into Mapplethorpe's identity as a gay man and the ways his art pushed against the limits of censorship and conformity. This publication is intended to be a "signal contribution to our understanding of one of the key figures in late-twentieth-century photography and cultural politics."--Publisher's description.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Picturing Robert / Patti Smith -- 1977: Stars align -- Pratt: not quite fitting in -- Chelsea charm -- Instant attraction -- Commercial work: capturing the jewels -- Photography's bad boy -- A photographer's cabinet of wonders -- The promiscuity of the archive / Jonathan Weinberg -- Pointing the way: an illustrated guide to the Robert Mapplethorpe archive.
Subject: Mapplethorpe, Robert > Archives.
Mapplethorpe, Robert > Criticism and interpretation.
Photographers > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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