Robert Mapplethorpe

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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.


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.

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.