short biography

Robert Mapplethorpe (born in Queens / NY, 1946, died in Boston, 1989) studied at Pratt Institute. In the beginning of the 1980s he began to make portraits of Andy Warhol, Paloma Picasso, Patti Smith, Louise Bourgeois and other personalities.

photography, controversial issues

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  • 02. Jun 08. Sep
    Desire Galleria d´Arte Moderna, Bologna
  • 26. Apr 08. Sep
    Archeology of Elegance Deichtorhallen Hamburg & Sammlung Falckenberg
  • 07. Feb 02. May
    Insite 98 Contemporary Museum, Baltimore .