Thursday April 28: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Edward Mapplethorpe’s career in photography has spanned decades, but the subjects in his new collection, One: Sons & Daughters, have experienced only a fraction of that time. These startling, stunning photographs document the expressive and inimitable faces of one-year-old children, their personalities unmistakable even at the formational stages of their development. Mapplethorpe’s acclaimed and in-demand work as a baby photographer has resulted in these universal and unguarded images, and in his unique perspective on the persistence of personality from its earliest stirrings. Join him in the Rare Book Room for a searching conversation about childhood, and the preservation of fleeting innocence on film.
Special guests include Ms. Susan Orlean and Ms. Samantha Boardman reading selections from One: Sons & Daughters.
Buy a copy of One or a $20 gift card in-store at Strand's main floor registers or at the door to attend. The event will be located in the Strand's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.