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Exhibitions

Palau Robert
Palau Robert
ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE - FLOWERS AND PEOPLE: a visual dialogue with Rufus Wainwright’s opera Hadrian Barcelona, Spain April 1 – 29, 2022
Saint Laurent Rive Droite
Saint Laurent Rive Droite
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Anthony Vaccarello Paris, France and Los Angeles, CA February 17 – April 7, 2022
Portrait of Smutty, seated, in profile with hand blocking the light.
Olga Korper Gallery
Looking Forward Looking Back Toronto, Canada September 9 – October 9, 2021
Portrait of Fracesca Thyssen seated on a stack of pillows.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe: Intérieur Jour, Curated by Jean-Marc Bustamante Paris, France September 4 – October 16, 2021
tightly cropped portrait of a man in profile.
Morán Morán
Mapplethorpe: Escultura, Curated by Tobias Ostrander Mexico City, Mexico June 19 – August 18, 2021
Black male foot with leather straps wrapped around ankle.
Gladstone Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Arthur Jafa New York, NY March 12 – April 24, 2021
Two men in profile, facing apart with backs touching.
Kukje Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: More Life, Curated by Lee Yong-woo Seoul and Busan, Korea February 18 – March 28, 2021
Shirtless Iggy Pop from the chest up, mouth open and eyes wide.
Weinstein Hammons
Music Box Minneapolis, MN January 30 - May 1, 2021
Large flower with five petals against black background.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
30 Years in Paris Paris, France December 6, 2020 – July 31, 2021
Robert Wilson seated in chair with hands folded.
Galerie Thomas Schulte
Robert Mapplethorpe: Selected by Robert Wilson / Robert Mapplethorpe: XYZ Portfolios Berlin, Germany March 14 – May 9, 2020
Pear atop shadowed table with dark background.
Galería Elvira González
Robert Mapplethorpe: Still Lifes / Naturalezas Muertas Madrid, Spain June 6 – July 25, 2019
Claudia Summers in profile looking out of the corner of her eye.
Olga Korper Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Outsiders Toronto, Canada May 2 – June 1, 2019
Hand in leather glove and bracelet writing "Pictures."
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
ARTIST ROOMS Self Evidence: Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe Edinburgh, Scotland April 6 – October 20, 2019
One foot in a high-heeled shoe and tights.
Baldwin Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Sheathed Aspen, CO March 15 – April 15, 2019
Light pouring in through window.
Galleria Corsini
Robert Mapplethorpe: L’obiettivo sensibile Rome, Italy March 15 – June 30, 2019
Portrait of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Galleria Franco Noero
Robert Mapplethorpe Turin, Italy February 26 – May 11, 2019
Self-Portrait in leather jacket, smoking cigarette.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now New York, NY January 25, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Ken Moody turning away from camera, wearing a thong and standing against a spatter-printed background.
Mai 36 Galerie
Robert Mapplethorpe Zurich, Switzerland January 18 – March 2, 2019
Hand holding orchid flowers across table.
The Atkinson
ARTIST ROOMS: Robert Mapplethorpe Southport, England December 15, 2018 – March 23, 2019
Hands holding butt, in tights.
MADRE
Robert Mapplethorpe: Choreography for an Exhibition Naples, Italy December 14, 2018 – April 22, 2019
James Ford in profile, lying in bathtub.
Fundaçao Serralves
Robert Mapplethorpe: Pictures Porto, Portugal September 20, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Three leaves against gray background.
Xavier Laboulbenne
Robert Mapplethorpe / Kilian Rüthemann Berlin, Germany March 30 – May 26, 2018
Robert Mapplethorpe's hand in leather glove and spiked bracelet writing the word "Pictures"
Gladstone Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Roe Ethridge New York, NY March 3 – April 14, 2018
Two Calla Lillies, with stems crossed, pointing opposite directions.
Weinstein Hammons Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe's Minimalism Minneapolis, MN January 19 – March 17, 2018
Alistair Butler in profile view, shirtless, looking down.
Arthur Roger Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe and George Dureau New Orleans, LA January 6 – February 7, 2018
Jack Walls wearing military-style hat, facing away from camera.
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium Sydney, Australia October 28, 2017 – March 4, 2018
Lisa Lyon's leg at a diagonal.
Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel
Robert Mapplethorpe | Alair Gomes São Paolo, Brazil August 3 – October 7, 2017
Pods in a circular plate, with three on table.
Xavier Hufkens
Robert Mapplethorpe Brussels, Belgium June 2 – July 20, 2017
Lisa Lyon's hands grabbing at weight, with leather buckle bracelets.
Olga Korper Gallery
Fluid Beauty Toronto, Canada April 29 – May 27, 2017
Phillip Prioleau facing away from camera opening white curtains.
Kunsthal Rotterdam
Robert Mapplethorpe: A Perfectionist Rotterdam, Netherlands April 22 – August 27, 2017
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe: Objects Paris, France March 10 – July 1, 2017
Eight frogs on a white plate against a black background.
Alison Jacques Gallery
Teller on Mapplethorpe London, England November 17, 2016 – January 7, 2017
Dancer in leotard and tights, side and arm on hip visible.
Galleria Franco Noero
Robert Mapplethorpe Turin, Italy November 2, 2016 – March 18, 2017
Nude woman's torso.
McCabe Fine Art
Robert Mapplethorpe: Icon Stockholm, Sweden October 14 – December 14, 2016
Hand grasping knee.
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Focus: Perfection - Robert Mapplethorpe Montreal, Canada September 10, 2016 – January 22, 2017
Sheet music drawn over pink, red and yellow.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe: Objects Salzburg, Austria August 28 – November 17, 2016
Statue of sleeping cupid reclining with white square in upper left corner.
ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
Robert Mapplethorpe: On the Edge Aarhus, Denmark June 16 – October 30, 2016
Alistair Butler covering face with both hands.
Galeri Nev
Robert Mapplethorpe: 1979-1989 Istanbul, Turkey June 3 – July 31, 2016
Many flowers growing out of wooden box.
Moran Bondaroff
Dark and Light, Curated by Vince Aletti Los Angeles, CA May 21 – June 25, 2016
Portrait of Lucinda Childs in a geometric hat.
Galleria Franco Noero
Robert Mapplethorpe 11 Columbia, Monaco April 28 – June 14, 2016
Two arms crossed forming the shape of a heart.
Galleri Brandstrup
Robert Mapplethorpe Oslo, Norway March 31 – April 28, 2016
Close up of a man wearing leather pants and a belt.
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium Los Angeles, CA March 20 – July 31, 2016
Ken Moody and Robert Sherman, both in profile, facing to the left.
J. Paul Getty Museum
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium Los Angeles, CA March 15 – July 31, 2016
Full watermelon with knife stuck in center.
The Munch Museum
Mapplethorpe + Munch Oslo, Norway February 9 – May 29, 2016
Ken Moody, nude from the chest up, looking downwards.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
XYZ: Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Peter Marino Paris, France January 28 – March 5, 2016
Jennifer Jakobson wearing leopard coat, with manicured hands held in center.
Mai 36 Galerie
Robert Mapplethorpe: Femmes Zurich, Switzerland November 20, 2015 – January 30, 2016
Hand holding sheet, mattress as background.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Unique New York, NY November 7 – December 19, 2015
Aira wearing fur coat, lots of jewelry, and makeup.
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Warhol & Mapplethorpe: Guise & Dolls Hartford, CT October 17, 2015 – January 24, 2016
Two glass items with white sphere in background.
Baldwin Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Object Aspen, CO July 28 – September 7, 2015
Spider in light.
Olga Korper Gallery
Flesh & Stone Toronto, Canada May 2 – 30, 2015
Four pieces of silverware against a dark pebbled background.
Galería Pepe Cobo
Robert Mapplethorpe Lima, Peru April 8 – June 13, 2015
Portrait of Doris Saatchi wearing a black turtleneck, looking straight into camera.
ARTIST ROOMS
ARTIST ROOMS: Robert Mapplethorpe Traveling Exhibition 2014-2015
Two white men in leather jackets kissing.
Kinsey Institute
Robert Mapplethorpe: Photographs from The Kinsey Institute Collection Bloomington, IN October 10 – November 22, 2014
Bouquet of Tulips atop small black table.
Galerie Thomas Schulte
Robert Mapplethorpe: Sell the Public Flowers Berlin, Germany October 4 – November 15, 2014
Pregnant woman's chest and stomach.
Weinstein Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Minneapolis, MN June 6 – July 26, 2014
Robert Sherman from the shoulders up, head turned away from camera.
Musée Rodin
Mapplethorpe/Rodin Paris, France April 8 – September 21, 2014
Tightly cropped black male portrait in profile, head facing up.
Grand Palais & Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
Robert Mapplethorpe Traveling Exhibition 2014-2015
Two people wrapped together in white gauze.
OHWOW Gallery
As Above, So Below Los Angeles, CA February 28 – March 29, 2014
Skull in 3/4 view.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Saints and Sinners New York, NY December 14, 2013 – January 25, 2014
Lisa Lyon in zebra- patterned dress and pearls with hands up, facing away from camera
Alison Jacques Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Fashion Show London, England September 11 – October 5, 2013
Series of rectangular apartment windows.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Isabelle Huppert Salzburg, Austria August 31, 2013 – January 11, 2014
Eric's neck, head, ear and cheek.
Galerie Stefan Röpke
Robert Mapplethorpe: Fetish Cologne, Germany June 21 – August 31, 2013
John McKendry next to outlets, only have of face visible.
Xavier Hufkens
Robert Mapplethorpe: Au Début (works from 1970-1979) Brussels, Belgium June 6 – July 27, 2013
Lisa Lyon partially submerged underwater, nude.
Galleria Franco Noero
Robert Mapplethorpe Turin, Italy June 4 – July 26, 2013
One single leaf, stem coming out of left corner.
Galería Elvira González
Robert Mapplethorpe: Works from 1980 to 1989 Madrid, Spain May 23 – July 19, 2013
Thomas, nude, crouching with one hand on hand.
Baldwin Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Figure and Flower Studies Aspen, CO February 15 – March 10, 2013
Leaf on corner of table.
Olga Korper Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Toronto, Canada December 1, 2012 – January 19, 2013
Thomas standing in a circle.
J. Paul Getty Museum
In Focus: Robert Mapplethorpe Los Angeles, CA October 23, 2012 – March 24, 2013
A single tuberose flowering upward.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Robert Mapplethorpe: XYZ Los Angeles, CA October 21, 2012 – March 24, 2013
Fashion shot of woman partially submerged in pool, hair up in towel.
Galeria Senda
Robert Mapplethorpe Barcelona, Spain September 27 – November 15, 2012
A single Calla Lily in a spotlight.
Seibu Shibuya & Seibu Ikebukuro
Traveling Exhibition Tokyo, Japan 2012 - 2013
Bust of head and neck, a book, and a skull atop paisley textile.
Mai 36 Galerie
Mapplethorpe: Pure Zurich, Switzerland April 27 – June 2, 2012
Glass vase against circular backdrop.
Xavier Laboulbenne
Mapplethorpe and Michael Sayles Berlin, Germany April 13 – June 23, 2012
Portrait of William Burroughs in profile, seated, hands folded.
ARTIST ROOMS
ARTIST ROOMS Scottish Tour: Robert Mapplethorpe Traveling Exhibition 2012-2013
Bouquet of flowers in vase on table.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Sofia Coppola Paris, France November 25, 2011 – January 7, 2012
Single white rose against a black background.
Onassis Cultural Centre
Robert Mapplethorpe Athens, Greece November 1, 2011 – February 29, 2012
Portrait of Patti Smith, hands grasped.
i8 Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Reykjavik, Iceland July 28 – September 10, 2011
Thomas naked, sitting in a square with arms reaching up..
Galería Elvira González
Robert Mapplethorpe: La Mirada de Pedro Almodóvar Madrid, Spain June 7 – July 22, 2011
closely cropped image of waves of lake.
Galerie Stefan Röpke
En Plein Air Cologne, Germany June 1 – July 9, 2011
Male chest with flecks of light upon it.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: 50 Americans New York, NY May 7 – June 18, 2011
Nude black man sitting with hands on the wheel of a slab roller and looking downward.
Galerie Thomas Schulte
Robert Mapplethorpe: Friends and Acquaintances Berlin, Germany March 25 – April 25, 2011
Three glass objects arranged.
Texas Gallery
Blossoming, Curated by Klaus Kertess Houston, TX March 10 – May 7, 2011
Irises pointing in one direction.
Montclair Art Museum
Robert Mapplethorpe Flowers: Selections from the JP Morgan Chase Art Collection Montclair, NJ February 4 – July 17, 2011
Lisa Lyon pulling shirt over her head.
Alison Jacques Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Night Work, Curated by Scissor Sisters London, England January 19 – March 19, 2011
Nude black man from the side.
Galeri Nev
Robert Mapplethorpe: Desired Istanbul, Turkey January 14 – February 12, 2011
 Lisa Lyon reclining in long dress, in a tropical setting.
Olga Korper Gallery
Black & White & Beautiful Toronto, Canada November 20, 2010 – January 15, 2011
Portrait of Isabella in 3/4 view.
Weinstein Gallery
Portraits/100 Years: August Sander, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth Minneapolis, MN August 27 – October 1, 2010
Portrait of a horse in profile.
Baldwin Gallery
Horses Aspen, CO June 26 – July 25, 2010
Portrait of a woman in a polka dot dress and hat from behind.
MALBA Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires
Robert Mapplethorpe Buenos Aires, Argentina June 4 – August 2, 2010
Dennis Speight holding a ring.
Fondazione Marconi
Robert Mapplethorpe/Man Ray Milan, Italy March 23 – May 22, 2010
Whole head of cabbage against light gray background.
NRW-Forum Kultur Wirtschaft / C/O Berlin / Fotografiska / Forma Foundation for Photography / Ludwig Museum
Robert Mapplethorpe Traveling Exhibition 2010-2012
Television with woman on the screen, with lock and chain hanging off.
Xavier Hufkens
Sterling Ruby / Robert Mapplethorpe Brussels, Belgium December 10, 2009 – January 14, 2010
Self-Portrait with horns.
Alison Jacques Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: A Season in Hell London, England October 13 – November 21, 2009
Flora in vase with geometric background.
Galerie Stefan Röpke
Robert Mapplethorpe: Silver Prints and Polaroids in Context Cologne, Germany September 4 – October 17, 2009
Portrait in profile of shirtless white woman.
Weinstein Gallery
Women Minneapolis, MN May 29 – July 10, 2009
Lisa Lyon nude from the side, mud on legs, butt, and hand.
Galleria dell’Accademia & Museo d'Arte della Città di Lugano
Robert Mapplethorpe: Perfection in Form Traveling Exhibition 2009-2010
Lisa Lyon lying on rocks nude.
Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma / TR3 Gallery and National Gallery / Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Jill Silverman Traveling Exhibition 2009
Ken, Tyler, and Lydia--all nude--standing in a triangular pose.
Marc Selwyn Fine Art
Black, White and Silver Los Angeles, CA February 12 – March 28, 2009
Portrait of Donald Cann with hands covering ears.
Palm Springs Art Museum / Center for Creative Photography / San Jose Museum of Art
Robert Mapplethorpe: Portraits Traveling Exhibition 2009-2011
Portrait of legs in fishnets.
Mai 36 Galerie
Works 1975-1988 Zurich, Switzerland August 30 – October 18, 2008
Black male torso, crystal necklace encircling his neck.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Lisa, Milton, Thomas & Ken Paris, France May 6 – June 7, 2008
Color Polaroid of two flowers attached at stem.
Whitney Museum of American Art / Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art / Modern Art Oxford / Henry Art Gallery
Mapplethorpe: Polaroids Traveling Exhibition 2008-2010
Portrait of a nude from behind--of butt, torso, and legs.
Olga Korper Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Toronto, Canada May 1 – 31, 2008
Portrait of Laurie Anderson looking down.
Baldwin Gallery
50 New York Artists and Other Portraits Aspen, CO March 14 – April 12, 2008
Portrait of Robert Rauschenberg standing next to ladder.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Certain People New York, NY February 8 – March 15, 2008
Portrait of satyr sculpture in 3/4 view.
Galería Pepe Cobo
Vanitas Madrid, Spain December 13, 2007 – January 31, 2008
Portrait of white male on motorcycle.
Marc Selwyn Fine Art
Robert Mapplethorpe: Unique Works from the 1970s Los Angeles, CA November 3 – December 22, 2007
Portrait of black woman in profile.
Galerie Stefan Röpke
Robert Mapplethorpe - Women Cologne, Germany June 22 – September 1, 2007
Portrait of Ken Moody holding up flower against a purple geometric background.
Weinstein Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Ken & Lydia Minneapolis, MN April 19 – June 23, 2007
Dennis Speight in profile, holding up both hands in fists.
Bernheimer Fine Old Masters
Robert Mapplethorpe: Pictures Munich, Germany November 8, 2006 – January 27, 2007
Lisa Lyon standing in front of the ocean, wearing American flag dress.
Alison Jacques Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Still Moving & Lady London, England September 8 – October 7, 2006
portrai of Frank Diaz, seated, with jacket draped over shoulder.
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Robert Mapplethorpe Edinburgh, Scotland July 29 – November 5, 2006
Single rose under fabric in the center of the frame.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Robert Wilson Salzburg, Austria July 22 – September 23, 2006
Marc Selwyn Fine Art & Sean Kelly Gallery
Marc Selwyn Fine Art & Sean Kelly Gallery
Mapplethorpe / Warhol: Celebrity Portraits Traveling Exhibition April 22 – July 28, 2006
Lisa Lyon standing against a sunny wall with arms outstretched and head down, wearing a bikini bottom, hat,  and espadrilles.
Baldwin Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Lisa Lyon Aspen, CO February 17 – March 12, 2006
Self-Portrait with horns.
Fototeca de Cuba
Sacred and Profane: Robert Mapplethorpe Havana, Cuba December 14, 2005 – February 18, 2006
White male with eyes closed in 3/4 view.
Galerie im Alten Rathaus & Stadtgalerie
Robert Mapplethorpe: Porträts und Erotik Traveling Exhibition 2005-2006
Portrait of white woman on bed holding champagne.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Hedi Slimane Paris, France October 13 – November 19, 2005
Milton Moore in profile with arms outstretched.
Palazzina della Promotrice delle Belle Arti
Robert Mapplethorpe: Tra Antico e Moderno -- Un'antologia Turin, Italy October 8, 2005 – January 2, 2006
Branches in a white vase against a black background.
Olga Korper Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Toronto, Canada September 8 – October 1, 2005
Photographic study of a marble bust.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Mapplethorpe: Neoclassicism New York, NY July 1 – August 12, 2005
Portrait of John McKendry leaning against a wall, with electrical outlets to the left of the frame.
Alison Jacques Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Curated by David Hockney London, England January 13 – March 12, 2005
Sean Kelly Gallery
Sean Kelly Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Eye to Eye New York, NY September 13 – October 18, 2003