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World Famous: Robert Mapplethorpe – A Portrait Photography Genius

20th century photographer; Robert Mapplethorpe's portfolio mainly consist's of stunning black and white portraits, many of which are of famous American singer/songwriter, Patti Smith, who happened to be his partner and closest friend until he died in 1989. No doubt about it, Roberts portraits and body shots will be remembered and referred to in study for decades to come. To see more 20th century photography, see our collection of photographers from this era.