This is the city’s very first exhibition of works by one of the most significant photographers of the 20th century.
Born in 1946, Robert Mapplethorpe produced some of the most iconic images of the last 50 years. His work includes intimate pictures of friends and acquaintances, acclaimed studies of the male and female nudes, delicate flora still lifes, and celebrity portraits. Known faces include Patti Smith, Grace Jones, Andy Warhol and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The exhibition will include highlights from throughout Mapplethorpe’s career.
Image: Robert Mapplethorpe, Self Portrait (1983)
© Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission.