Paris Fashion / Dovanna, 1984
Silver Gelatin Print
50.8 x 40.6 cm, 20 x 16 ins paper size
73.3 x 60.1 cm, 28 7/8 x 23 5/8 ins framed
Printed in 2013
Copyright Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, New York. Used by Permission
Dovanna Pagowski was an iconic fashion model of the 1980s, working for both runway and photography in Paris, London, Tokyo, Milan and New York. She was Latvian-American.
Dovanna modelled for Robert Mapplethorpe, and she also appeared as Eve in the very first issue of Visionaire!
Collection the artist
The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, New York
2016: Teller on Mapplethorpe, Alison Jacques Gallery, London
2013: Robert Mapplethorpe: Fashion Show, Alison Jacques Gallery, London
Morgan, Stuart. “Something Magic,” Artforum International, May 1987.