28 octobre 2016

McCabe Fine Art opens exhibition of photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe, Waves, 1980, Silver gelatin, 16 x 20 in. (40,64 x 50,8 cm) © Mapplethorpe Foundation. STOCKHOLM.- Robert Mapplethorpe is a cultural icon. He began his career taking Polaroids in the 1970s and went on to become one of the twentieth century's most important artists. Well known for his provocative nudes, Mapplethorpe also took sensual photographs of artists, celebrities, friends, lovers, and flowers. The artist’s first commercial exhibition in Sweden features a diverse selection of portraits,... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2010

Annie Leibovitz: John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Richard Gere, Jamie Lee Curtis, Steven Spielberg & Pamela Anderson

Annie  Leibovitz, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, the Dakota, N.Y. December 8, 1980, 1980 Dye bleach print. 34.2 x 33.9 in. Estimate: from $25,000 to $35,000 Notes: This is the last portrait ever taken of John Lennon. On December 8, 1981. A few hours after posing for this photograph with his wife, contemporary artist Yoko Ono, Lennon stepped outside his residence in The Dakota in New York where he was fatally shot four times in the back by stalker Mark David Chapman. In January 1981, the image appeared on the cover of... [Lire la suite]