Tag Archives: Robert Mapplethorpe

MAPPLETHORPE TUESDAYS

In conjunction with the exhibition IMPLICIT TENSIONS—MAPPLETHORPE NOW, the Guggenheim presents a series of Robert Mapplethorpe screenings every Tuesday in February, beginning with a documentary featuring Mapplethorpe’s patron and lover Sam Wagstaff.

BLACK WHITE + GRAY—A PORTRAIT OF SAM WAGSTAFF AND ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE

Tuesday, February 5, at 6 pm.

ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, NO. 61 FROM THE SERIES ART/NEW YORK

Tuesday, February 12, at 6 pm.

MAPPLETHORPE—LOOK AT THE PICTURES

Tuesday, February 19 and 26, at 6 pm

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Avenue (at 88th Street), New York City.

From top: Norman Seeff photograph of Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe; Marcus Leatherdale photograph of Mapplethorpe; Sam Wagstaff and Mapplethorpe, portrait by Francesco Scavullo, image courtesy of Sean Byrnes, the Scavullo Foundation, and the Motion Picture Group, Inc., Philadelphia.

MAPPLETHORPE CHOREOGRAPHED

MAPPLETHORPE—CHOREOGRAPHY FOR AN EXHIBITION will set Robert Mapplethorpe’s photographs against ancient and modern works as well as a performance program engaging the work of international dancemakers.

MAPPLETHORPE—CHOREOGRAPHY FOR AN EXHIBITION

Through April 8.

Museo Madre, Via Settembrini 79, Naples.

See “Through a Glass, Darkly: A Mapplethorpe Portfolio,” PARIS LA 11 (Spring 2014), 61–71.

MAPPLETHORPE ENCORE

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In The Crown, Matt Smith plays Prince Philip, whose brother-in-law was Tony Snowdon, who did a Q & A for Interview with fellow photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, who is played by a very committed Smith in the Ondi Timoner film MAPPLETHORPE.

Don’t miss the Outfest 2018 encore screening of the new biopic this weekend. Q & A with the director to follow.

 

MAPPLETHORPE, Sunday, July 22, at 11:30 am.

REGAL L.A. LIVE, 1000 West Olympic Boulevard, downtown Los Angeles.

outfest.org/mapplethorpe

The Samuel Goldwyn Films will release the movie in theaters in October, 2018.

samuelgoldwynfilms.com/mapplethorpe

Matt Smith as Robert Mapplethorpe. Image credit: Samuel Goldwyn Films.

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LOULOU DE LA FALAISE

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“This book is an oral biography of Paris fashion between the glittering years when Loulou was the light between all the characters.” — André Leon Talley

Christopher Petkanis LOULOU & YVES: THE UNTOLD STORY OF LOULOU DE LA FALAISE AND THE HOUSE OF SAINT LAURENT is a massive oral history centered around the life and times of YSL muse and employee Loulou de la Falaise.

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Among the voices heard from in the book are those of Cecil Beaton, Diana Vreeland, Thadée Klossowski, Robert Mapplethorpe, Helmut Newton, Hubert de Givenchy, Manolo Blahnik, Maxime de la Falaise, Diane von Furstenberg, Marianne Faithfull, Nicky Haslam, Elsa Peretti, Betty Catroux, John Richardson, Kenneth Jay Lane, Alber Elbaz, Christian Louboutin, Grace Coddington, Ben Brantley, Jane Ormsby Gore, Bruce Chatwin, Amy Fine Collins, Patrick Bauchau, Lady Annabel Goldsmith, Pierre Bergé, Talley, and Loulou herself.

See: us.macmillan.com/book

Top: Marina Schiano, Loulou de la Falaise, Yves Saint Laurent, and Steve Rubell at the Opium launch party, New York City, 1978.

Above: Thadée Klossowski, Paloma Picasso, and YSL. Polaroid by Andy Warhol.

Below: YSL and de la Falaise.

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