Robert Mapplethorpe Rank
About Robert Mapplethorpe
Robert Mapplethorpe was a controversial American photographer who became a global icon after his work named “Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment” sparked a nationwide debate on the limitations of freedom of speech in his country.
He’s known for his wide range of photography which including celebrity portraits.
- Joan Dorothy (mother)
- Harry Irving Mapplethorpe (father)
He had a sibling named Edward.
He schooled at the Pratt Institute where he obtained his first degree.
He was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and died from a number of complications associated with the disease.
A self-portrait of Mapplethorpe was sold for £450,000 in 2017.
Robert Mapplethorpe Rank
Famous quotes by Robert Mapplethorpe
Beauty and the devil are the same thing.Robert Mapplethorpe
Happiness? No, it's not there for me.Robert Mapplethorpe
I am obsessed with beauty. I want everything to be perfect, and of course it isn't. And that's a tough place to be because you're never satisfied.Robert Mapplethorpe
I just hope I can live long enough to see the fame.Robert Mapplethorpe
I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered my father as somebody I wanted to please.Robert Mapplethorpe
If I have to change my lifestyle, I don't want to live.Robert Mapplethorpe
My father wants me to be like my brother, but I can't be.Robert Mapplethorpe
People don't have time to wait for somebody to paint their portraits anymore. The money is in photography.Robert Mapplethorpe
This AIDS stuff is pretty scary. I hope I don't get it.Robert Mapplethorpe
To make pictures big is to make them more powerful.Robert Mapplethorpe
When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.Robert Mapplethorpe
Robert Mapplethorpe's Popularity
Robert Mapplethorpe was a famous American photographer, who was born on November 4, 1946. As a person born on this date, Robert Mapplethorpe is listed in our database as the 99th most popular celebrity for the day (November 4) and the 264th most popular for the year (1946).
People born on November 4 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Robert Mapplethorpe is the 2827th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Robert Mapplethorpe's birthday, Robert Mapplethorpe is the 17199th most famous American.
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