Signed, titled, dated, and numbered in pencil, recto
Also blindstamped, l.r.
Edition of 6
Polaroid transfer on Rives BFK Paper
22 x 15 inches, sheet
10 x 8 inches, image
Mark Beard writes: “I asked Robert Mapplethorpe to take me to the ‘Mine Shaft,’ a famous S&M club. He agreed but told me it was finished and boring. We made Christmas trees together for New York Magazine. He asked to make nude photos of me. I refused. I was afraid my parents would someday see the pictures.”Work by Mark Beard