Tag: Don Herron
Straight to Hell — Mapplethorpe in triptych (warning: x-rated in parts).
STRAIGHT TO HELL — MAPPLETHORPE IN TRIPTYCH. I decided that it was best to depict Mapplethorpe in an Expressionist style – and almost like a charcoal and chalk painting. This because the style fits the era when he was growing up, but also to convey technique-wise the brutal simplicity of his art photography. His photographic portraits…
Tribute to Don Herron, artist; and Tubshots.
Don Herron (USA) passed away in 2012: May he rest in peace! Don and I were lovers, partners and friends back in the NYC artist heydays of the 1970’s and 1980’s. Don was an accomplished visual artist (silk screen prints, painting and photography) and later worked as a writer/journalist as well. During our years together…
I have been so fortunate as to have met many inspiring persons in my many decades on this planet — some quite famous, and others not so well-known to the masses. A handful of these personalities have left lasting impressions on me; some even after just a brief meeting. One such person was Robert Mapplethorpe.…
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