Charles by Robert Mapplethorpe (1985)

The photograph entitled “Charles” is a work by artist Robert Mapplethorpe created in 1985. This black and white photograph features a close-up of a male torso, showcasing the details of the subject’s muscular body. The composition highlights the play of light and shadow on the subject’s skin, emphasizing the contours and definition of the muscles and the texture of the skin. The photograph exhibits Mapplethorpe’s skill in capturing the human form with an almost sculptural quality, focusing on form and contrast.

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