Posts Tagged: Robert Mapplethorpe



“If I am at a party, I want to be at the party. Too many photographers use the camera to avoid participating in things. They become professional observers.”
– Robert Mapplethorpe

Our world is a magical smoke screen (I)

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“I am obsessed with beauty. I want everything to be perfect, and of course it isn’t. And that’s a tough place to be because you’re never satisfied.”

– Robert Mapplethorpe

Viitorul e trecut | Days of future past


“I’m looking for the unexpected. I’m looking for things I’ve never seen before.”

– Robert Mapplethorpe

Coffee cup on a white bench | Ceașcă de cafea pe o bancă albă


“My approach to photographing a flower is not much different than photographing a cock. Basically, it’s the same thing.”

– Robert Mapplethorpe

The Twilight zone

emma-aniversare 034_resize“l never liked photography. Not for the sake of photography. I like the object. I like the photographs when you hold them in your hand.”
– Robert Mapplethorpe