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Whitney Museum of American Art Presents “Polaroids: By Robert Mapplethorpe”

A little-known body of early work by Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-89) is presented in Polaroids: Mapplethorpe, opening on May 3, 2008, at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Curated by Sylvia Wolf, in collaboration with the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. The exhibition, features approximately one hundred works – many never exhibited before –including self-portraits, figure studies, still lifes, and portraits of Mapplethorpe’s lovers and friends such as Patti Smith, Sam Wagstaff, and Marianne Faithfull.

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May 4, 2008 - Posted by | Art Exhibitions, Artists, Books and Magazines, News, photography, raw art gallery | , ,

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