Tag: LACMA

Curators Talk Mapplethorpe at the Getty and LACMA
Self-Portrait, negative, 1980; print, 1990, Robert Mapplethorpe. Gelatin silver print, 14 x 14 in. Jointly acquired by The J. Paul Getty Trust and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Partial gift of The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation; partial purchase with funds provided by The J. Paul Getty Trust and The David Geffen Foundation. 2011.9.21. © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Curators Talk Mapplethorpe at the Getty and LACMA

Curators Martineau and Salvesen discuss Mapplethorpe and his 2012 exhibitions.

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Reframing Robert Mapplethorpe
Untitled (Sam-I Love You and Need You-Hurry Home-), Robert Mapplethorpe, 1974. Altered Polaroid. Promised gift of the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Reframing Robert Mapplethorpe

Frances Terpak, curator of photographs, talks about the new Robert Mapplethorpe Archive.

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Boring Art? Bring It.

Expensive, large, and burdensome to travel with, the camcorders I was first exposed to served only one purpose: to painstakingly document every birthday party,... Read More