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Robert Mapplethorpe, Grace Jones, 1988. The lighting really makes this photo stand out. Jones faced is brought out in contrast to the dark head covering. Light on her lips and eyes give them the appearance they are glowing. Stark beauty.
“Everyone has to make their own decisions. I still believe in that. You just have to be able to accept the consequences without complaining.” “Models are there to look like mannequins, not like real people. Art and illusion are supposed to be fantasy.” - Grace Jones (b. May 19, 1948)
Robert Mapplethorpe (Grace Jones) I just don't believe she was ever from this planet. Beautydish, hochfrontal mit Diffusor
"Robert Mapplethorpe (Grace Jones)" .. interesting, photographically, because in other shots she's notably the blackest of black, so there's some groovy lighting/darkroom muckabouting going on here to get what he wants
Robert Mapplethorpe (Grace Jones) I just don't believe she was ever from this planet.
Grace Jones, photographed by Robert Mapplethorpe #GraceJones
Black and White Photography by Robert Mapplethorpe |
Grace Jones, portrait by Robert Mapplethorpe
This woman IS art. Grace Jones.