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Gagosian Quarterly
Gagosian Quarterly
"Robert Mapplethorpe's Jewelry: Gaia Repossi and Michael Ward Stout" by Wyatt Allgeier Spring 2022
W Magazine
W Magazine
"A Tribute to Robert Mapplethorpe in Fine Jewelry" by Horacio Silva March 11, 2022
Tightly cropped portrait of Mario Amaya
Chrysler Museum of Art
"Mapplethorpe's Miracles" by Seth Feman, PhD August 19, 2021
Self=portrait with devil horns
Onda MX
"A faun in Morán Morán. About the exhibition Mapplethorpe: Sculpture" by Mariel Vela August 7, 2021
Polaroid image of Robert's jewelry--a beaded necklace with two dangling skulls.
The New York Times
"Mapplethorpe Jewelry Inspires a New Collection" by Tina Isaac-Goizé April 23, 2021
Black male portrait in profile, head facing up tightly cropped.
AnOther
"Inside a New Robert Mapplethorpe Exhibition Curated by Arthur Jafa" by Osman Can Yerebakan March 29, 2021
Peter Berlin, shirtless, with hands on hips, standing on boardwalk surrounded by foliage.
Musée Magazine
"Exhibition Review: Robert Mapplethorpe Curated by Arthur Jafa at Gladstone" by Lara Southern March 24, 2021
Nude white man facing away from camera from the torso up, holding horns.
Korea Times
"Robert Mapplethorpe's controversial photos arrive in Korea" by Kwon Mee-yoo March 2, 2021
Nude black man bending forward with head out of frame.
The Korea Herald
"First Mapplethorpe show in Korea highlights iconic status of US photographer" by Park Yuna March 1, 2021
Backlit, backwards American flag waving in the breeze.
Phaidon
"All you need to know about Robert Mapplethorpe" June 17, 2020

 

 

George Bussey holding his head with both hands, face not visible.
Esquire
"Looking Again At Robert Mapplethorpe’s Gorgeous Provocations" by Alex Bilmes May 30, 2020
 James Ford in profile, lying in bathtub.
Port Magazine
"Playing with the Edge" by Arthur C. Danto May 25, 2020
Robert Wilson seated in chair with hands folded.
Another Man
"Robert Wilson Remembers His Close Friend Robert Mapplethorpe" by Miss Rosen March 12, 2020
Backlit, tattered American flag flying in the wind.
Artforum
"Guggenheim Launches Photography Fellowship with Gift from Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation" July 25, 2019
Shirtless Self-Portrait wearing makeup, facing straight to camera.
The List
"Self Evidence: Photographs by Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe" by David Pollock April 12, 2019
Two feet touching at the toes.
Cool Hunting
"Robert Mapplethorpe: Choreography For An Exhibition' at Museo Madre, Naples" by Paolo Ferrarini February 19, 2019
Dancer from the waist down, naked  except for pointe shoes, facing away from camera.
FrontRunner Magazine
"Masterstroke: Mapplethorpe at Museo MADRE, Naples" by Fabio Pariante February 7, 2019
Phillip Prioleau facing away from camera opening white curtains.
Financial Times
"Robert Mapplethorpe: from shock to awe" by Ariella Budick February 7, 2019
A single Calla Lily in a spotlight.
British Journal of Photography
"Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now" by Charlotte Jansen January 25, 2019
Self=portrait in leather jacket with cigarette in mouth.
Another Man
"Remembering Robert Mapplethorpe Through Stories From Those Who Knew Him" by Miss Rosen January 24, 2019
man in full rubber suit reclining on a bench in front of a plastic sheet.
Artsy
"Why Mapplethorpe's Photographs Remain Subversive, Even without the Shock Value" by Jackson Arn January 14, 2019
Ajitto posed on a stool with his head down holding his legs to his chest.
Washinton Post
"Robert Mapplethorpe was one of the most controversial artists of the '80s. Now he looks entirely innocent" by Philip Kennicott January 4, 2019
Lyle Heeter and Brian Ridley in full leather and a harness, seated in their living room.
Tate Etc
"Details, Details: Robert Mapplethorpe's Brian Ridley and Lyle Heeter 1979" by Lucy Beech and Edward Thomasson August 4, 2018
Self Portrait with Skill cane in hand.
BBC News
"Robert Mapplethorpe: From suburbia to subversive gay icon" by Vincent Dowd July 12, 2018
Jack Walls in military hat and uniform.
Widewalls
"Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Roe Ethridge" by Angie Kordic March 2, 2018
Series of rectangular apartment windows with a shadow across the left side of image.
Wallpaper*
"Robert Mapplethorpe: the young wanderer’s early years" by Tom Seymour February 15, 2018
Patti Smith facing camera, cutting her hair, with cat in background.
The Guardian
"Robert Mapplethorpe's photos document a vanishing kind of artistic community" by Nathan Dunne November 6, 2017
Eight frogs on a plate
The Telegraph
"From Elton John to Juergen Teller: London's photography exhibitions view the world with radical eyes" by Louisa Buck November 25, 2016
High contrast portrait of Cookie Mueller, with half her face in shadow.
Artnet News
"Juergen Teller Shines a Light on a Lesser-Known Side of Robert Mapplethorpe" by Lorena Muñoz-Alonso November 18, 2016
Vase with two poppy buds pointing to either side of frame.
Financial Times
"The naked eye: Juergen Teller on Robert Mapplethorpe" by Jo Ellison November 4, 2016
Sculpture of Ganymede and Jupiter's Eagle.
The New York Times
"Raf Simons Salutes Robert Mapplethorpe, a Fellow Provocateur" by Matthew Schneier June 17, 2016
Orchid in small bowl with a large shadow.
The New York Times
"Why Mapplethorpe Still Matters" by Holland Cotter March 31, 2016
Ken Moody and Robert Sherman, both in profile, facing to the left.
npr
"Robert Mapplethorpe's Provocative Art Finds A New Home In LA" by Mandalit del Barco March 17, 2016
Portrait of Frank Diaz, seated with leather jacket slung over shoulder
The Guardian
"Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium review – hunting for sex and death" by Jason Farago March 16, 2016
Man in full rubber suit with a hose in his mouth kneeling  on a bench in front of a plastic sheet.
The Art Newspaper
"Who's afraid of Robert Mapplethorpe?" by Helen Stoilas and Anny Shaw March 15, 2016
Self-Portrait in makeup and fur collar.
Vanity Fair
"When Robert Mapplethorpe Took New York" by Bob Colacello March 8, 2016
Lisa Lyon in silk dress reclining on a stone bench in a tropical landscape.
Financial Times
"Understanding Robert Mapplethorpe" by Gareth Harris February 25, 2016
Yellow and red tulips in black vase
Paper
"Mapplethorpe's Magnificent Moment" by David Hershkovits February 5, 2016
Portrait of Andy Warhol posed in front of a white circle against black background.
The New York Times
"Warhol and Mapplethorpe: Exploring Gender as Disguise and Identity" by Susan Modara December 25, 2015
Thomas naked, crouching in a circle.
AnOther
"Mapplethorpe's Muses" by Arabella Noortman January 9, 2015
Lisa Lyon cropped from thigh to waist caked in mud.
The New York Times
"Mapplethorpe Light and Dark" By Nazanin Lankarani May 8, 2014
Ken Moody, nude from the chest up, looking downwards.
The New York Times
"Mapplethorpe: A Sculptural Perspective" by Mara Hoberman April 15, 2014
Robert Sherman from the shoulders up, head turned away from camera.
The Daily Beast
“Mapplethorpe’s Artistic Twin" by Sarah Moroz April 8, 2014
Patti Smith facing camera, wrapped in a sheet and holding neck brace.
The Guardian
"Robert Mapplethorpe: Paris welcomes an erotic great – thanks to Patti Smith" by Jonathan Jones April 2, 2014
Two men bound in gauze, one turned towards camera with mouth wide open.
Artnet News
"Robert Mapplethorpe Takes Over Paris, Are the French Ready?" by Coline Milliard March 26, 2014
Portrait of Lucio Amelio in a hood hiding behind a wooden chair.
The Wall Street Journal
"New Exhibition Explores the Impact of Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe" by Kristiano Ang December 2, 2013
Fashion image of  woman in one piece bathing suit and turban walking into a pool.
Trebuchet
"Robert Mapplethorpe: Fashion Show" by Francesca Goodwin September 26, 2013
Ken Moody holding a flower up above his head, with eyes closed, geometric background.
The Getty Iris
"Robert Mapplethorpe Papers and Photographs" by Annette Doss and Katie Duvall January 28, 2013
White flower in bowl of water photographed from above.
Los Angeles Times
"Review: LACMA’s ‘XYZ’ on Robert Mapplethorpe: Gay artist vs. straight tradition" by Christopher Knight November 4, 2012
Irises pointing in one direction diagonally across frame.
The New York Times
"Deal Brings Mapplethorpe Shows" by Ted Loos October 26, 2012
Top of a man's shaved head and shoulders at the bottom of the frame.
Los Angeles Times
"Mapplethorpe photos on view: Will they still shock"? by Jori Finkel October 19, 2012
Patti Smith facing camera, suit jacket draped over shoulder, triangular patch of light behind her.
Huffington Post
"‘In Focus: Robert Mapplethorpe’ Is The Getty Museum’s Homage To The Pigeonholed Artist" by Katherine Brooks October 19, 2012
Minimal flower arrangement with shadowy background.
The Observer
"Exclusive: CCS Bard Names a Gallery for Robert Mapplethorpe, Honoring $500,000 Foundation Gift" by Andrew Russeth and Sarah Douglas March 15, 2012
Two men, one white, one Black, embracing with faces obscured.
News Wise
"Mapplethorpe Foundation Donates Photographs to the Kinsey Institute" October 11, 2011
Man wearing leather mask, holding snake around neck.
IU News Room, Indiana University News
"Mapplethorpe Foundation donates photographs to The Kinsey Institute" October 11, 2011
Self-portrait with leather jacket and pompadour.
From The Getty Press Office
"LACMA and The Getty Acquire Robert Mapplethorpe Art and Archive" February 7, 2011
Peter Reed phorographed from behind with hands on hips, cropped from thigh to waist.
The Times
"Jake Shears on why the Scissor Sisters love Robert Mapplethorpe" by Jake Shears January 13, 2011
Sam Wagstaff, seated, hands folded in lap.
Financial Times
"Instant Gratification" by Ariella Budick May 18, 2008
Self-Portrait, Robert Holding the camera above his head, looking up.
The New York Times
"Spontaneity Was the Medium and the Message" by Karen Rosenberg May 16, 2008
Polaroid image of Patti Smith sitting on a stool with arms wrapped around one knee.
The Guardian
"Mapplethorpe's secret diary" by Sylvia Wolf October 23, 2007
Unique triptych of Patti Smith images from the film still moving, presented against alternating black and white backgrounds mounted together in a wooden frame.
The New York Times
"Critic's Notebook; Photography Wins Advocates, With a Focus Still to Come" by Charles Hagen February 2, 1993
The New Yorker
The New Yorker
"White and Black" by Ingrid Sischy November 5, 1989

 

 

The Washington Post
The Washington Post
"Auction" by Judd Tully November 3, 1989
The cover of Artforum's September 1989 issue showing a self portrait of Robert Mapplethorpe projected onto the Corcoran Gallery's facade
Artforum
"Censorship and The Arts" by Gary Indianna September 1989
Calla lily in center of frame on a diagonal stem, facing away from camera.
Vanity Fair
"Robert Mapplethorpe's Proud Finale" by Dominick Dunne February 1989
Urn holding various types of fruit.
Bomb Magazine
"Robert Mapplethorpe" by Gary Indiana January 1, 1988