Tag: Straight to Hell
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…
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