Robert Mapplethorpe 'The Perfect Medium' at J.Paul Getty Museum and LACMA, Los Angeles
20 MARCH - 31 JULY 2016
April 21, 2016
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium J.Paul Getty Museum 15 march - 31 July 2016 LACMA 20 march - 31 July 2016 Robert Mapplethorpe is among the most influential visual artists of the late twentieth century. This major retrospective exhibition reexamines the arc of his photographic work from its humble beginnings in the early 1970s to the culture wars of the 1990s. Drawn from the landmark acquisition made in 2011 from the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, the exhibition mixes Mapplethorpe's most iconic images with lesser-known photographs. Two complementary presentations, one at the...