robert mapplethorpe

The Broad Museum, which opened in downtown last year, proudly celebrated its first year -- and proud it should be. Every
OK, time for a walk in the lovely beech forest outside where a Viking Trail passes mockups of Viking buildings. After a couple
I created this now viral meme on the morning of the Orlando shootings. I had been studying the Mapplethorpe photo for a week
Helmut Newton Self Portrait with Wife and Models, Paris , 1981 Gelatin silver print Signed, titled, date and annotated For
Patti Smith gently rocked the Getty Center Saturday, April 30, performing two acoustic shows in honor of her "life-long friend" Robert Mapplethorpe, whose poignant artworks and photographs are on exhibit there and at LACMA through July 31.
As a product of the 70s and 80s, I'm thrilled to have been asked to develop ArtBites classes around both exhibits even though food isn't exactly a topic featured in Mapplethorpe's work. At least not literally.
XG: Randy, have you stayed friendly with all 100 Drag Race contestants? XG: Comic-Con had small, humble origins before eventually
The subtitle of the unflinching documentary, Robert Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, comes from Senator Jesse Helms, enemy
He was fearless. He unapologetically offered up his entire life in his work. His obsession with sex. His fascination with sin. His love of flowers. Whatever he experienced, he put into his photographs for the viewer to accept or reject.
Photography dealer Peter Fetterman at The Getty. Photo by EMS. On the way to the LACMA grand opening of Mapplethorpe. Photo
All photos are Used By Permission from @Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. This publication is issued on the occasion of the
A documentary on Robert Mapplethorpe, one of the twentieth century's most controversial artists, will air on HBO alongside
The good ol' days of the manageable LA art scene, when one could see all gallery and museum exhibitions in one weekend... These days are gone. Now, if one wants to keep abreast of what's happening in the hundreds of galleries and dozens of museums around this town, it would constitute a full-time job.
Balancing the macabre and absurd with delicacy, her work sucks you into the pleasures of aberration, making a perfectly deviant moment.
Patti Smith, now in her late 60s, began as a punk singer and celebrity of in the 60s and 70s, who blossomed into a noted writer and is still rocking, a cult personality. Her career is also interesting because of her long relationship, as roommate and partner, with the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.
The gallery is known for its love of all things pop culture, so it makes sense that such a venue would celebrate the Rectal