Robert Mapplethorpe - Self Portrait, 1980

Robert Mapplethorpe

Photography, Collage
Top Lists, Art History   |   Angie Kordic

These artist documentaries will let you get to know the life, intimate details and the inspiration behind the art of your favorite contemporary artists.

Robert Mapplethorpe - Joe Rubberman
Provoke! (NSFW), Photography, Exhibition Announcements   |   Balasz Takac

Berlin-based Galerie Thomas Schulte is about to open an exhibition featuring the iconic XYZ portfolios made between 1978 and 1981 by Robert Mapplethorpe.

Viviane Sassen - Untitled from Roxane II
Provoke! (NSFW), Photography, Exhibition Announcements   |   Balasz Takac

The upcoming exhibition at The Helmut Newton Foundation will unravel the fascinating exploration of the performing body presented through photography.

Robert Mapplethorpe - Aira (detail), 1979
Collectors' Tip, Top Lists, Photography   |   Elena Martinique

To honor Robert Mapplethorpe's birthday, we have gathered ten of his iconic black and white photographs which you can own right now!

Tom Wesselmann - Shiny Nude
Collectors' Tip, Top Lists   |   Balasz Takac

This edition of collector's tip features nine exceptional representations of the nude body made by some of the wold's most famous artists.

Photograph by Ernst Haas
Art Fairs   |   Elena Martinique

Returning for the sixth time, PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai 2019 will bring together 50 of the most significant and forward-thinking contemporary galleries.

Robert Mapplethrope - Self Portrait
Top Lists, Photography, Exhibition Announcements   |   Balasz Takac

The second chapter of the grandiose retrospective of Robert Mapplethorpe is to take place at the Solomon R. Guggenheim museum in less than a month.

William Blake - Newton (detail), 1795
Art History   |   Elena Martinique

Ever since Antiquity, the male nude has been depicted in ways both reverential and erotic. It continues to be an art muse up until this day.