Edward Mapplethorpe's new book, ONE: Sons & Daughters, hits stores later this month. He talked to The New York Times about his photographic process and life.
The subjects of “One” are bare but asexual, showing only their myriad expressions and chubby torsos. “You don’t even know if it’s a boy or a girl,” Mr. Mapplethorpe said. “I think it adds a bit of mystery. There are no stereotypes bestowed on that child. It’s always about the eyes to me, but I know the limitations of depth of field, how close I can get. There’s no negotiating with a 1-year-old.”
Read the full article on The New York Times.