The latest about Robert Mapplethope.

The big picture.
Aug. 3 2005 6:23 AM

Robert Mapplethorpe

The latest attempt to domesticate the controversial photographer.

Click here to read a slide-show essay about Robert Mapplethorpe.

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(Warning: The slide show contains photographs with graphic representations of male and female nudity and of violence. The images may be disturbing to some readers. Viewer discretion is advised.)

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Lee Siegel is Slate's art critic.