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Mapplethorpe Flora: The Complete Flowers

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The definitive collection of Robert Mapplethorpe’s flower photographs in a sophisticated new edition Robert Mapplethorpe is one of the twentieth century’s most important artists, known for his ground-breaking and provocative work.

 

He studied painting, drawing, and sculpture in Brooklyn in the 1960s and started taking photographs when he acquired a Polaroid camera, in 1970.

 

Beginning in 1973 and until his death in 1989, Mapplethorpe explored the flower with extraordinary dedication, using a range of photographic processes – from Polaroids to dye-transfer color works. In carefully constructed compositions, he captured roses, orchids, snapdragons, daisies, tulips and other species – both common and rare – and forever transformed the way we perceive a classic and familiar subject. 

Author/Artist/Designer

Herbert Muschamp

Pages

368

Dimensions

30.8 x 29cm

ISBN

9781838668211

Product code

168330

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About the exhibition
A red poppy set against a black background decorates the cover of the exhibition book

Fragile Beauty

Photographs from the Sir Elton John and David Furnish collection

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