A black and white photograph of a vase with tulips leaning over to the right by the American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in 1987
When Belgian designer Raf Simons unveiled his SS'17 runway collection in Florence each look included a printed rendition of a piece of work from divisive American photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe. Famed for imagery composed almost entirely in a highly stylized black and white palette, Mapplethorpe's back catalogue features portraits of the celebrities that defined the era in which he worked. For this lightweight cotton tee Simons' uses an image taken of Talking Head's founder...
Black & White Candid Pictures of Icons in the 1970s by Norman Seeff American photographer Norman Seeff is known for his portraits of celebrities during the 70s and 80s. His pictures offer a candid and simple point on view on these icons who marked their time and who keep to leave their mark on the areas they live through. He catches the legendary couple of Patti Smith and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe The Rolling Stones John Travolta Steve Jobs or Tina Turner. #xemtvhay
Patti Smith --- “I had a dream about you. Our relationship faded from red to white, and somewhere in the middle, in the pink zone, I told you I loved you and you returned it. However, at white, our relationship went black and I sought red in the arms of another woman.” ― Jarod Kintz, Dreaming is for lovers #THEDRESLYN
Matt Smith to Play Famous Photographer: Robert Mapplethorpe | Deadline reports that Mapplethorpe... life and career of the photographer, known for his black and white images of New York subcultures. Died of AIDs in 1989, aged 42, HBO Documentary – Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures –premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. ...Directed by Ondi Timoner and Produced by the Mapplethorpe Foundation Organisation the Photographer Founded to *raise money* for HIV/AIDS Research. || [.READ.MORE.]