He had three brothers and two sisters. They created art together, and maintained a close relationship. Mapplethorpe's studio at 24 Bond Street in Manhattan , later kept by him for use as a darkroom Mapplethorpe took his first photographs in the late s or early s using a Polaroid camera. In he met art curator Sam Wagstaff who would become his mentor and lifetime companion. In the mids Wagstaff acquired a Hasselblad medium-format camera and Mapplethorpe began taking photographs of a wide circle of friends and acquaintances, including artists, composers, and socialites. During this time, he became friends with New Orleans artist George Dureau , whose work had such a profound impact on Mapplethorpe that he restaged many of Dureau's early photographs.
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