Tag: Robert Mapplethorpe

Views on the work and legacy of late-20th-century photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

Coming in 2016: Robert Mapplethorpe
Thomas, negative 1987; print 1994, Robert Mapplethorpe. Gelatin silver print, 19 3/16 x 19 3/16 in. Jointly acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, with funds provided by The David Geffen Foundation and The J. Paul Getty Trust. The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011.7.31. © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Coming in 2016: Robert Mapplethorpe

A major retrospective of the artist’s work is coming in March 2016.

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Robert Mapplethorpe Papers and Photographs
Self-portrait, 1970s, Robert Mapplethorpe. Gift of the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation to the J. Paul Getty Trust and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Held at the Getty Research Institute, 2011.M.20

Robert Mapplethorpe Papers and Photographs

The Robert Mapplethorpe archive is now available at the Getty Research Institute.

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Day Without Art: Robert Mapplethorpe and His Artistic Shift
Self-Portrait, 1988, Robert Mapplethorpe. Platinum print, 23 1/8 x 19 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. © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Day Without Art: Robert Mapplethorpe and His Artistic Shift

Mapplethorpe used the camera as a means of taking artistic control over his AIDS diagnosis.

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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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