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MAPPLETHORPE, Robert (1946 - 1989), Painter, collage artist, photographer, filmmaker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAPPLETHORPE, Robert (1946 - 1989), Painter, collage artist, photographer, filmmaker

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 4 November 1946, in Floral Park (New York); died 9 March 1989, in Boston.

Painter, collage artist, photographer, filmmaker. Figures, nudes, flora.

[not available online]Robert Mapplethorpe enrolled at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, in 1963 and began a course of studies that included painting, graphic design, and drawing. He met the poet and musician Patti Smith

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