Robert Mapplethorpe

The award-winning documentary filmmaker brings Robert Mapplethorpe to life in the first feature-length film about the provocative artist.
Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989), the now iconic photographer, was both critically celebrated and controversial. Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now, a yearlong exhibition celebrating this…

Coming to theaters in March, 2019, Mapplethrope explores the life and times of famed photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, who died of AIDS-related complications in 1989, at the height of his…

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989), one of the most critically acclaimed yet controversial American artists of the late twentieth century, is represented in great depth in the Guggenheim’s collection.…