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The Resource Mapplethorpe : assault with a deadly camera : a pop culture memoir, an outlaw reminiscence, Jack Fritscher

Mapplethorpe : assault with a deadly camera : a pop culture memoir, an outlaw reminiscence, Jack Fritscher

Label
Mapplethorpe : assault with a deadly camera : a pop culture memoir, an outlaw reminiscence
Title
Mapplethorpe
Title remainder
assault with a deadly camera : a pop culture memoir, an outlaw reminiscence
Statement of responsibility
Jack Fritscher
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Just as F. Scott Fitzgerald immortalized the Roaring '20s, Jack Fritscher captures the essence of the tumultuous '70s. Against a backdrop of riotous pop culture and gay life in America, this uncensored memoir offers a candid view of Robert Mapplethorpe who died of AIDS at age 42. This book is based on the author's detailed journals and Jack Fritscher creates a fresh, fast-paced account that hooks the reader like a page-turning novel. It started when the undiscovered Mapplethorpe flew to San Francisco in 1977 to ask Fritscher, then editor of Drummer magazine, to look at his portfolio. Fritscher, recognizing Mapplethorpe's talent, assigned and supervised his first cover. They later became friends, colleagues, and lovers
  • Mapplethorpe repeatedly asked Fritscher to write about him. Fritscher responded with features and fiction depicting the photographer. When Fritscher wrote the novel Some Dance to Remember, he dedicated it to Mapplethorpe, who read it in progress. The book was published to wide acclaim after Mapplethorpe's death in 1989. The New Republic named the book a Classic on a peer with Gore Vidal's The City and the Pillar and James Baldwin's Giovanni's Room. Mapplethorpe: Assault with a Deadly Camera is a vivid, compelling story of a specific group at a specific time in a specific place, living in a Golden Age before AIDS and its lost civilization beneath a viral sea
Additional physical form
Also issued online
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NBPu
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fritscher, Jack
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TR140.M347
LC item number
F75 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Getscher, Robert H.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mapplethorpe, Robert
  • Mapplethorpe, Robert
  • Mapplethorpe, Robert
  • Photographers
  • Gay artists
  • Gay men
  • Gay artists
  • Gay men
  • Photographers
  • United States
  • Biographie
Label
Mapplethorpe : assault with a deadly camera : a pop culture memoir, an outlaw reminiscence, Jack Fritscher
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Preface: "Mein Camp" -- 2. Pentimento for Robert Mapplethorpe: Fetishes, Faces, and Flowers of Evil -- 3. Adventures with Robert Mapplethorpe (Adult Discretion Advisory) -- 4. Mapplethorpe as Cultural Terrorist -- 5. Popping Culture, Drugs, and Sex -- 6. Pop Culture Babies and the Women Who Love Them -- 7. Mapplethorpe's Sexual Ambiguity -- 8. Some Women -- 9. Gay Artists and the Straight Women Who Love Them -- 10. First Blush: Holly Solomon Discovers Robert Mapplethorpe -- 11. Robert Oplethorpe: Streaking the Academy Awards -- 12. The Muse Is a Bitch -- 13. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Suicide -- 14. Merchandising the Magical, Mystical Mapplethorpe Tour That's Coming to Take You Away -- 15. Blind Man's Bluff -- 16. White Art, Black Men -- 17. Mapplethorpe Mentor: George Dureau -- 18. 1982: Exclusive Prophesy! Mapplethorpe on Censorship! -- 19. 1978: Pasolini's Last Picture Show -- 20. Risking the Mapplethorpe Curse -- 21. Mapplechrist Superstar
Control code
31435654
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xii, 316, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780803893627
Lccn
94075258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provenance of Copley Library's copy: Robert H. Getscher
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)31435654
Label
Mapplethorpe : assault with a deadly camera : a pop culture memoir, an outlaw reminiscence, Jack Fritscher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Preface: "Mein Camp" -- 2. Pentimento for Robert Mapplethorpe: Fetishes, Faces, and Flowers of Evil -- 3. Adventures with Robert Mapplethorpe (Adult Discretion Advisory) -- 4. Mapplethorpe as Cultural Terrorist -- 5. Popping Culture, Drugs, and Sex -- 6. Pop Culture Babies and the Women Who Love Them -- 7. Mapplethorpe's Sexual Ambiguity -- 8. Some Women -- 9. Gay Artists and the Straight Women Who Love Them -- 10. First Blush: Holly Solomon Discovers Robert Mapplethorpe -- 11. Robert Oplethorpe: Streaking the Academy Awards -- 12. The Muse Is a Bitch -- 13. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Suicide -- 14. Merchandising the Magical, Mystical Mapplethorpe Tour That's Coming to Take You Away -- 15. Blind Man's Bluff -- 16. White Art, Black Men -- 17. Mapplethorpe Mentor: George Dureau -- 18. 1982: Exclusive Prophesy! Mapplethorpe on Censorship! -- 19. 1978: Pasolini's Last Picture Show -- 20. Risking the Mapplethorpe Curse -- 21. Mapplechrist Superstar
Control code
31435654
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xii, 316, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780803893627
Lccn
94075258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provenance of Copley Library's copy: Robert H. Getscher
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)31435654

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