Mapplethorpe: A Biography by Patricia Morrisroe

Mapplethorpe: A Biography

byPatricia Morrisroe

Kobo ebook | March 16, 2016

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With Robert Mapplethorpe's full endorsement and encouragement, Morrisroe interviewed more than three hundred friends, lovers, family members, and critics to form this definitive biography of America's most censored and celebrated photographer.

“Eventually I found several hundred people who knew Robert Mapplethorpe in all his various incarnations—Catholic schoolboy; ROTC cadet; hippie; sexual explorer; celebrated artist; and famous AIDS victim. Their stories helped animate his pictures and bring his visual diary to life. What I discovered wasn’t one “Perfect Moment” but a series of moments—some pure, some blemished, but all emblematic of the paradoxical times in which he lived.”—Patricia Morrisroe, from the Introduction

NOTE: This edition does not include photographs.

Title:Mapplethorpe: A BiographyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 16, 2016Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399589449

ISBN - 13:9780399589447