Robert Mapplethorpe: Flowers (Schirmer Mosel, 1990)

Robert Mapplethorpe (November 4, 1946 – March 9, 1989) was an American photographer, known for his sensitive yet blunt treatment of controversial subject-matter in the large-scale, highly stylized black and white medium of photography. His work featured an array of subjects, including celebrity portraits, male and female nudes, self-portraits and still-life images of flowers.

Robert Mapplethorpe: Flowers; color photographs 1980-1989; with an essay by Patti Smith; 108 pages; 50 color plates.

Artist: http://www.mapplethorpe.org

Publisher: Schirmer Mosel