The Pratt Institute's 50 Most Groundbreaking Designs

Horses

Artist: Robert Mapplethorpe

Year: 1975

Medium: Photography

Patti Smith's debut album Horses features a portrait of the musician taken by Mapplethorpe. Patti Smith herself picked the photograph to be put on the cover, and in 2002 the New Yorker called the cover “one of the most recognizable images in the iconography of rock and roll.”

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