The Mapplethorpe Affair

In Living Memory, Series 11 Episode 2 of 4
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When a Birmingham art student borrowed a book of photographs from her university library, she sparked a controversy that left the vice-chancellor facing a possible prison sentence. Chris Ledgard examines the work of iconic photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, and opens the book West Midlands Police wanted to burn.

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30 minutes

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Wed 9 Dec 2009 11:00

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