Tulip by Robert Mapplethorpe (1988)

The photograph “Tulip” was taken by artist Robert Mapplethorpe in the year 1988. This particular image features a singular tulip, presented in stunning detail against a plain background. The tulip appears vibrant, with pink petals that are smooth and exhibit subtle textures. The flower stands erect, and its stem is visible, contrasting with the color of the petals and the background. The background itself is a solid, untextured color that enhances the focus on the tulip. Mapplethorpe’s composition and choice of lighting contribute greatly to highlighting the tulip’s elegant form and the delicate nuances of its structure.

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