Robert Mapplethorpe

Nick

About this artwork

Nick looks every inch the hard, leather-clad macho guy of the New York gay S&M scene – studs on his jacket, belt and wristband, tattoos on his arm and forehead (a flaming skull) and a well-trimmed beard. Yet his hands are clasped together as if in prayer.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
  • title:
    Nick
  • date created:
    1977
  • materials:
    Gelatin silver print on paper
  • measurements:
    34.10 x 34.20 cm (framed: 50.80 x 40.60 cm)
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008
  • accession number:
    AR00159
  • gallery:
  • photographer:
    Antonia Reeve
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Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe