Robert Mapplethorpe


Ludovic de Saint Sernin Is Giving School Girl Gone Bad for SS23

September 30, 2022

Our editor-in-chief met the designer backstage for a tête-à-tête on fluid fashion, crystal chokers, and dressing the best derrières.


Prince Puckers Up for the 35th Anniversary of Parade

March 31, 2021

It’s hard to imagine a world in which the legendary artist didn’t bring us “Kiss.”


Wade Guyton and Jacqueline Humphries Want to Renovate an NYC Art Venue and Not Change a Thing

February 19, 2021

A peek into how the two artists and curators are keeping The Kitchen alive.

Before Just Kids: The First Photos of Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe

October 18, 2019

50 years after he shot his friends naked under a lamp in a tiny apartment, the photographer Lloyd Ziff brings the portraits out from under the bed.

Artist Jack Walls on the Dark Magic of Robert Mapplethorpe

January 29, 2019

As a new Guggenheim retrospective of Mapplethorpe’s career works opens this week, the artist Jack Walls revisits his days living with the legendary photographer.

10 must-see films at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival

April 19, 2018

As a crop of new films are about to descend upon New York, we pick the surefire standouts.