Mapplethorpe: A Biography

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Da Capo Press, Incorporated, Jul 21, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 480 pages
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The brilliant photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989) was one of the most infamous figures of the contemporary art world. Patricia Morrisroe, drawing on the numerous interviews she conducted with him and those who know him, has written a remarkable biography that reveals a life even more daring than his art.

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For me, this was a hard book to like. The author had access to Mapplethorpe and most of the people who had contact with him. The book is detailed without succumbing to the problems that plague most ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Patricia Morrisroe has writen for many publications, including New York magazine, Vanity Fair, The New York Times, and the London Sunday Times Magazine. She lives in New York City.

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