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Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
The only thing more outrageous than Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs was his life. Intimate revelations from family, friends, and lovers are topped only by Mapplethorpe's candor in a series of rediscovered interviews. This is the portrait of an artist who turned contemporary photography into a fine art with a vision that created a culture war still raging to this day.