Patti Smith Flandrin

On Facebook, Rebecca Brown pointed out a Mapplethorpe photograph (from 1976) of Patti Smith in (something close to) the Flandrin pose: Compare this to Mapplethorpe’s 1981 Ajitto (here), which is very close indeed to the Flandrin original (but with a black model and with his genitals incorporated into the composition). Smith’s hands are not folded … Continue reading Patti Smith Flandrin