Dirty Pictures

David D'Arcy reports on the work of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and the controversy that's portrayed in the Showtime Network movie titled, "Dirty Pictures." The movie airs tomorrow night, while Mapplethorpe's Polaroid self-portraits are on exhibit in Manhattan. Although the artist died 11 years ago, the price for his work continues to climb.



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