Robert Mapplethorpe | the artist




The artist Robert Mapplethorpe
Born Nov 4 1946, Floral Park, New York, USA.
Died March 9, 1989 Boston.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation.
Robert Mapplethorpe was raised in Queens, a middle child in a Catholic family from which he was later somewhat estranged. He attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn from 1963 to 1970, taking courses in painting, drawing, and sculpture, with no intention at that time of becoming a photographer…
Biography and works
Carleton, 1987
Raymond’ and ‘Self-Portrait’
Robert Mapplethorpe is very well know of making impressive portraits, and is skilled in the arts of the flower and black and white photography. Iíll be showing you a collection of his flower art. He especially likes orchids and calla lilies. He brings the best out of them, beautiful colors, contrast, composition and lighting. All that is taken into consideration to make something really impressive…


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