Photographer Alvin Baltrop Profiled in The Guardian

August 19th, 2019

The Guardian has a piece this week on photographer Alvin Baltrop, who rarely showed during his life, but whose pioneering work among the NYC LGBTQ community during the 70’s was vastly influential. “Alvin photographed the LGBTQ community differently than Robert Mapplethorpe, who shot them in a very explicit and glamorization of the S&M culture,” says Bronx Museum curator Sergio Bessa. “Baltrop wasn’t about that. He saw sexual freedom.”

Read more at The Guardian