Arts

Mapplethorpe's work acquired by Getty and LACMA

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The Getty and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art jointly announced today that more than 2,000 photographs by the late Robert Mapplethorpe will be housed here in Los Angeles. There's the censored photos and the S&M imagery that gave Mapplethorpe notoriety to some, and also the still life photos (such as Calla Lily here) that made his fine art reputation. Details at the Getty blog Iris and at LACMA Unframed.


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