Robert MapplethorpeThe Sluggard, 1978
Silver Gelatin Print
50.8 x 40.6 cm, 20 x 16 ins paper size
Printed in 2011
Copyright Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, New York. Used by Permission
The Sluggard The title of this work comes from the name of the sculpture featured. ‘The Sluggard was made for exhibition at the Royal Academy by the British artist Lord Frederic Leighton in 1885.
Exhibitions2016: Teller on Mapplethorpe, Alison Jacques Gallery, London
2015: Robert Mapplethorpe, Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto
2005: Robert Mapplethorpe, Galeria Fortes Vilaca, São Paulo, Brazil. Curated by Vik Muniz
2004: Pictures, Pictures, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles. Curated by Catherine Opie
PublicationsRobert Mapplethorpe X7. Exhibition Catalogue. Interviews by Richard Flood. New York: teNeues Publishing, 2011.