)Patti Smith & Robert Mapplethorpe, photobooth, 1969
Just finished reading Just Kids by Patti Smith. It was wonderful, and I’m hoping this is the book to get me out of my reading funk (I’ve been having trouble finding books I like and can concentrate on).
Learning about Robert Mapplethorpe was great. When I was 16 I got interested in him through a Poppy Z Brite book where a character’s photographs were compared to his in subject matter. He was someone who I’d forgotten about over the last 12(yikes) years and so to think about him again was neat.