HBO Documentaries To Air Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures

HBO Documentaries Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
Robert Mapplethorpe, self-portrait, 1977

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) was known for his blunt and unabashedly honest photographs. Highly stylized black and white photos of male and female nudes, the S&M scene, self-portraiture, celebrity portraits, flowers and statuary were among his most common subjects. Now considered one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, Mapplethorpe: Look At the Pictures, a documentary directed By Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival will air as part of HBO Documentaries on Monday, April 4th. (more…)

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Gottfried Helnwein’s Controversial Photos Of Marilyn Manson Available As Prints

Gottfried helnwein photos of Marilyn manson

For Marilyn Manson’s 2003 album “The Golden Age of Grotesque“, the musician collaborated with photographer Gottfried Helnwein for the album’s artwork, but Manson’s record company deemed the photographs too risqué to be used for the cover. (more…)

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UK Artist Barnaby Barford’s Sick and Twisted Ceramics


above: Mary Had A Little Lamb by Barnaby Barford

Barnaby Barford is an artist whose produced works you’ve probably seen on blogs, in design magazines and in the hippest of stores. But as an artist, his ceramic work may not be as familiar to you. (more…)

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