publication date: Monday, February 23, 2009 (part of Round XXXVIII)

category: Art

clue: His subjects, including naked children, naked adults with objects anally inserted, and flowers, did not have to go naked for a week to pose for his controversial shots.

explanation: Mapplethorpe was a controversial photographer of the aforementioned subjects. The words "naked for a week" were a play on the clue for David Hamilton (1213). more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, Jerry Mathis, and Tony Peters

Do-Over Week VIII This goo represented David Hamilton in Do-Over Week VIII. Each goo was based on popular incorrect guesses made for earlier goos.



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