This defintive, full-color reflection of Mapplethorpe's geometric formality and underlying religiosity provides an insight into the art and career of the artist that previous black-and-white volumes cannot. An accompanying essay by Esmund White puts Mapplethorpe into historical, social, sexual, and artistic context. 100 color and duotone plates. 3 gatefolds. Slipcased.
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A follow-up to Mapplethorpe, Random House's 1992 catalog of the photographer's most important black-and-white works, this equally lavish slipcased volume introduces readers to more obscure pieces. From collages and polaroids of the early 1970s to Mapplethorpe's color photography and one-of-a-kind sculptural frames built to work as a piece with the special photographs, this tantalizing and eclectic mix leaves the reader wishing for more examples of many of the experiments. Without going into detail on all of the styles, White's (Genet, LJ 9/15/93) essay uses extensive quotes to place the pieces in context, particularly focusing on Mapplethorpe's sexuality and his deep interest in Catholic iconography and architecture-hence the title. While they provide some surprising insights and their study is essential to anyone researching the photographer's ouevre, the pieces included here were not the basis for the artist's reputations-good and ill. As such, Altars is recommended only for larger libraries already possessing the previous collection.
Eric Bryant, "Library Journal"
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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