He was often called upon to document the events and patrons of the ubiquitous hotel. The forgotten photographer of NYC's queer piers. In Search of Perfection. Except, of course, Mapplethorpe was doing it many years before, and the equivalent of Blackstar is that show, The Perfect Momentwhere he put together those pictures for the first time. Credit Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. June 15,
Yet, he had not intended to become a photographer.
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