21 février 2022

Flesh and Bones: The Art of Anatomy on view at the Getty Research Institute, Getty Center, February 22–July 10, 2022

Muscles of the Neck (detail). Etching and engraving inked à la poupée in red and black, in Giuseppe del Medico, Anatomia per uso dei pittori e scultori (Rome, 1811), pl. 16, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (84- B28069) For centuries, artists and scientists have been fascinated by the structures of the human body. Featuring works of art from the 16th century to today, the Getty Research Institute exhibition Flesh and Bones: The Art of Anatomy explores the theme of anatomy and art and the impact of anatomy on the... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2019

20th century and Contemporary masters lead Phillips' Photographs Auction in New York

  NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips’ first Photographs sale of the fall season will be held on 1 October. The auction will include 250 lots with exceptional prints by Marina Abramović, Robert Mapplethorpe, Hannah Wilke, Cindy Sherman, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Robert Frank, and Peter Beard, among others.Sarah Krueger, Head of Department, Photographs, New York, said, “Continuing on the momentum built in Phillips’ spring season, our October sale in New York will offer fresh-to-the-market works including our cover lot by Marina Abramović... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2019

'Robert Mapplethorpe. The Sensitive Lens' at the Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica at Galleria Corsini in Rome

ROME- The Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica will host from 15 March to 30 June 2019, in its Galleria Corsini location, the exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe. L’obiettivo sensibile, curated by Flaminia Gennari Santori. The exhibition extends the weaving of a connection between ancient and contemporary art started with the display of Picasso’s Parade in 2017 and the exhibition Eco e Narciso in 2018 and that is becoming a distinctive feature of the strategy outlined by the museum’s management. The exhibition, which... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2018

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989), Skull, 1988

Lot 221. Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989), Skull, 1988. Gelatin silver print. 19 1/8 x 19 1/4 in. (48.6 x 48.9 cm). Signed, dated by Michael Ward Stout, Executor, in ink and estate copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on the reverse of the flush-mount. Number 5 from an edition of 10. Estimate $50,000 - 70,000. © Philips  Provenance: Private Collection, Midwest Literature: Kardon, Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment, back... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2017

Robert Mapplethorpe, Lily, 1989

Lot 28. Robert Mapplethorpe (American • 1946 - 1989), Lily, 1989. Estimate £12,000 - 18,000. Courtesy Phillips. Dye transfer print, flush-mounted. 58.9 x 57 cm (23 1/4 x 22 1/2 in.). Signed, titled, dated, numbered 2/5 in ink and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on the reverse of the flush-mount. Provenance: Robert Miller Gallery, New YorkPrivate Collection, Tokyo, 2016 Literature: Flowers/Mapplethorpe, Boston: Bulfinch, 1990, pl. 45, there titled Tiger Lily. ... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2017

Contemporary talents star alongside early 20th century gems in Sotheby's London Sale of Photographs

LONDON.- Sotheby’s annual London sale of Photographs on 19 May 2017 showcases some of the most exciting emerging contemporary talents in the field, alongside a selection of early twentieth century gems. The younger generation of artists include Alex Prager, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Pieter Hugo and Sohei Nishino, who was nominated for this year’s Prix Pictet. Works by well-known favourites Albert Watson, Irving Penn, Guy Bourdin and Peter Lindbergh will be offered together with Peter Beard’s distinctive photo-collages, and striking... [Lire la suite]

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]
19 juillet 2016

Self-portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei explored at Scottish National Portrait Gallery

'Facing the World | Self-Portraits Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei' EDINBURGH.- The many extraordinary ways that artists have created works using their own image are being explored in a major international exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this summer. From Rembrandt’s famously unflinching treatment of his ageing reflection to Ai Weiwei’s politically charged use of social media, artists have chosen a multitude of strategies to portray themselves, for reasons ranging from self-promotion to the questioning of... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2016

“XYZ, Robert Mapplethorpe curated by Peter Marino”, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Robert Mapplethorpe, Lowell Smith, 1981. Silver gelatin print. 50.8 x 40.6 cm. Courtesy Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris / Salzburg, © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission Pour cette exposition, l'architecte américain Peter Marino a sélectionné plus de 60 photographies et 20 polaroids dans l'inventaire de la Fondation Mapplethorpe à New York, réinterprétant les trois thèmes des célèbres portfolios XYZ: imagerie sadomasochiste homosexuelle (X), natures mortes florales (Y) et portraits nus d'hommes afro-américains... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2015

Exhibition of Polaroid photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe on view at Sean Kelly

Robert Mapplethorpe, Lucy, Paris, 1973, black and white polaroid, image: 2 7/8 x 3 3/4 inches (7.3 x 9.5 cm), polaroid: 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 inches (8.6 x 10.8 cm); framed: 12 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches (32.4 x 32.4 x 3.2 cm) © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission. Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York NEW YORK, NY.- Sean Kelly is delighted to present Unique, an exhibition of carefully selected Polaroid photographs taken between 1970 and 1975 by legendary American photographer Robert... [Lire la suite]