[mey-puh l-thawrp, -thohrp]
- Robert,1946–89, U.S. photographer.
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But this spring in Paris, the Mapplethorpe hoopla is taking an interesting turn.
Mapplethorpe is infamous for his raw depictions of sexuality, but Rodin was no prude.
In a veritable Mapplethorpe renaissance, two exhibitions have launched in tandem dedicated to his work.
This will serve as the basis for a more ambitious exhibition—a kind of Mapplethorpe 2.0—which is currently set for 2016.
The small, high-contrast photographs are organized in three vertical rows—how Mapplethorpe originally preferred they be displayed.