New York - Exhibition

Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

25 Jan 201910 Jul 2019

Divided into two section, the first exhibition features highlights from the Guggenheim’s in-depth Mapplethorpe holdings, including early Polaroids, collages, and mixed-media constructions; iconic, classicizing photographs of male and female nudes; floral still lifes; portraits of artists, celebrities, and acquaintances; explicit depictions of New York’s underground S&M scene; and searingly honest self-portraits.

  • Robert Mapplethorpe, Exhibition view, Guggenheim MuseumRobert Mapplethorpe, Exhibition view, Guggenheim Museum

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OPENING:
mon, wed, fri, sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm; tue, sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
thu

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Ticket

ESTABLISHED:
1937

OWNER/DIRECTOR:
Armstrong Richard


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