Since 1997—when she died of cancer at age 50—the late pioneering artist Kathy Acker has largely been remembered as a staunch feminist with a pixie cut, as memorialized through photographs taken by Robert
It's been 30 years since the cancellation of a planned Robert Mapplethorpe retrospective over fears that a (federally funded) showcase of interracial relationships and nudity would prove too controversial.
In 1989 Marlon T. Riggs made “Tongues Untied,” the groundbreaking, controversial film that explored love and sex between black men. Thirty years later, we’re still grappling with the same issues: how men
Unpublished photography by Lloyd Ziff offers an intimate look at the early days of the cultural icons' fabled relationship. Photographer Lloyd Ziff first met Robert Mapplethorpe in 1964. The pair had started
If you were to tell Lloyd Ziff in the summer of 1967 that he’d just photographed one of the most prolific artist couples of the 20th century, he probably wouldn’t be too surprised. “I mean we all were