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Photograph of Norman Fisher by Robert Mapplethorpe.From Wiki:"Robert Mapplethorpe(November 4, 1946– March 9, 1989) was an American photographer, known for his sensitive yet blunt treatment of controversial subject-matter in the large-scale, highly stylized black and white medium of photography. His work featured an array of subjects, including celebrity portraits, male and female nudes, self-portraits and still-life images of flowers. His most controversial work is that of the underground BDSM scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s of New York City. The homoeroticism of this work fuelled a national debate over the public funding of controversial artwork.Norman Fisher was a controversial figure that was associated with the downtown club scene in NYC.He was said to provide parties in his apartment for creative visionaires and groupies who often went on to be important figures in the art world.From the Estate of Tim Hunt, Andy Warhol friend and sometimes business partner,who owned and operated Hunt Fine Arts, a Tribal Arts Gallery in New York City until his untimely death in 2017.Tim Hunt was also the husband of Tama Janowitz, author of Slaves of New York, a bestselling book.14" x 15" to the mat, 21" x 20" frame.

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the photo and mat is in the corner has mold, a piece of the photo actually is separated and stuck to the glass(plexiglas)

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Photograph of Norman Fisher by Mapplethorpe

Auction ended on Sun, Jan 28, 2018
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