Robert Mapplethorpe

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Mapplethorpe's Artistic Twin 

A new exhibit pairs the photographs of Robert Mapplethorpe with the sculptures of Auguste Rodin, showing that their work and sensibility was often eerily similar, almost clone-like.


Portraits of 'American Cool' 

In an effort to define what is "cool," the National Portrait Gallery in D.C. has chosen 100 American icons that it thinks embodies the national concept. See a selection of them here.

Girl Crushes

In a year of misbehaving stars and angry politicians, a few fantastic women have made us swoon. From the elegant Kate Middleton to the gorgeous Emma Watson and the fearless Stacy Schiff, see our favorites.