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A broad-scale portrait of the intellectual and cultural visionary and lover of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe traces his evolution from a 1940s society bachelor to his emergence as a counterculture

ISBN10 : 9780871404374 , ISBN13 : 0871404370

Page Number : 458

Peter Hujar

Peter Hujar was a leading figure of the downtown New York scene of the 1970s and '80s. He is most well-known for his portraits of New York City's artists, musicians, writers, and performers, which fea

ISBN10 : 9781597114141 , ISBN13 : 1597114146

Page Number : 248

Just Kids

A prelude to fame, Just Kids recounts the friendship of two young artists--Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe - whose passion fueled their lifelong pursuit of art. In 1967, a chance meeting between t

ISBN10 : 1408810832 , ISBN13 : 9781408810835

Page Number : 320

Fire In The Belly

"[Fire in the Belly is] unimprovable as a biography-thorough, measured, beautifully written, loving but not uncritical-as a concentrated history of his times, and as a memorial.Â?? -Luc Sante, Bookfo

ISBN10 : 1608194205 , ISBN13 : 9781608194209

Page Number : 624

A Higher Call

Five days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a twenty-one-year-old pilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. Suddenly a G

ISBN10 : 1782392556 , ISBN13 : 9781782392552

Page Number : 300