|Sonia and Tracy, 1988, Robert Mapplethorpe. Mapplethorpe's art|
at it's best (or worst, depending upon your side in the culture wars).
|Honey Eva Amurri|
|Robert Mapplethorpe Self-portrait, |
|Arnold Schwarzenegger was among Mapplethorpe's friends and models |
at his first gallery exposure in New York as seen in this 1976 photo.
|Smutty, 1980, Robert Mapplethorpe. |
Youthful beauty and androgeny are both major elements in Mapplethorpe's eroticism.
|Thomas, 1987, Robert Mapplethorpe|
--classic human geometry reminiscent of Leonardo's Vitruvian Man.
|Poppy, 1988, Robert Mapplethorpe. The artist seldom worked in color, but his fondness for flowers was the exception. Black and white flowers are rather...colorless.|