NEWSText: mariko takei

Arnold Schwarzenegger, 1976. C Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

From June 4, MALBA will hold an exhibition of Robert Mapplethorpe’s “Eros and Order”, the first retrospective in Buenos Aires, showcasing works of the most transgressive artist and visionary of contemporary photography.

The exhibition will include his famous series of floral still lifes, nudes of men and women, homoerotic and sadomasochistic images, portraits of artists and celebrities such as Patti Smith, Arnold Schwarzenegger, William Burroughs, Susan Sontag, Carolina Herrera, Louise Bourgeois, Andy Warhol, Annie Leibovitz and Cindy Sherman, among others, besides his famous self-portraits.

Robert Mapplethorpe “Eros and Order”

Date: June 4th – August 2nd, 2010
Opening Hours: 12:00-20:00 (Wednesday till 21:00)
Closed on Tuesdays
Place: MALBA, Room5
Address: Avda. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Buenos Aires
Tel: +54 4808 6500

Text: mariko takei

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