Robert Mapplethorpe Quotes

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Born: November 4, 1946, Queens, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, March 18, 1989
Occupation: Artist

1.
Beauty and the devil are the same thing.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

2.
Happiness? No, it's not there for me.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

3.
I am obsessed with beauty. I want everything to be perfect, and of course it isn't. And that's a tough place to be because you're never satisfied.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

4.
I just hope I can live long enough to see the fame.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

5.
I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

6.
If I have to change my lifestyle, I don't want to live.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

7.
My father wants me to be like my brother, but I can't be.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

8.
People don't have time to wait for somebody to paint their portraits anymore. The money is in photography.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

9.
This AIDS stuff is pretty scary. I hope I don't get it.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

10.
To make pictures big is to make them more powerful.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

11.
When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

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