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Madonna Before She Was Famous

You'll Cherish These Never-Before-Seen Photos of Young Madonna

Think you know all there is to know about Madonna? A new exhibit of never-before-seen photographs shows the star back in the early '80s, before her first album had come out. Even as an artist-on-the-make, Madonna displayed all her trademarks: the signature style and a bold attitude. We recently visited the exhibit Madonna NYC83: Photos by Richard Corman at NYC's Milk Studios, which is open until Dec. 15. Photographer Richard Corman filled us in about his life, work, and that fateful Lower East Side shoot with Madonna — and and revealed how strange it was to recently revisit the exact apartment where they'd done that fateful shoot 30 years ago.

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