Definitely will have to check this out! I had never heard of him until I read Just Kids (http://www.amazon.com/Just-Kids-Patti-Smith/dp/0060936223) and have been intrigued with him ever since.
On April 4, 2016, at 9:00 pm, HBO will be airing a documentary on Robert Maplethorpe.
If you’ve never heard of him, just Google him.
He is a portrait artist whose work is gritty, sexual, and brutally honest. His work is avant-garde and this is a show worth seeing.
Here are a few samples of his work:
Check it out, I am.
Till next time, happy shooting.