02 février 2010

Major retrospective of Robert Mapplethorpe’s photographs @ the NRW-Forum in Düsseldorf

Robert Mapplethorpe: Self Portrait, 1988. © 2010 Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, used by permission DUSSELDORF.- Robert Mapplethorpe, who was born in 1946 and passed away in 1989, is one of the few artists who truly deserve to be known far beyond the borders of the art world. Mapplethorpe dominated photography in the late twentieth century and paved the way for the recognition of photography as an art form in its own right; he firmly anchored the subject of homosexuality in mass culture and created a classic photographic image,... [Lire la suite]