These images made Mapplethorpe, whom passed away in 1989, among the country’s most notorious guys.

These images made Mapplethorpe, whom passed away in 1989, among the country’s most notorious guys. Among their many hostile adversaries had been the race-baiting Senator Jesse Helms of new york, whom called Mapplethorpe’s work “sickening obscenity. ” Whatever we suggest whenever we mention the tradition wars associated with the 1980s and 1990s culminates with this […]