Robert Mapplethorpe

Outing the Inside

Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait<p>an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, September 24, 2017–January 28, 2018<p>Catalog of the …

Art

The Elite Professionals Who Assist Wealthy Art Collectors

Art buyers make global headlines when they pay record prices for a new addition to their collection, such as the recent sale of a da Vinci painting for over $450 million.<p>But behind every art collector, there is an entourage of buying consultants, gallerists, framers and lighting specialists to make …

Art

Why Brazil's Freewheeling Image Doesn't Match Reality

Brazil may be known for its beaches and bikinis but it is a conservative and religious country, and apparently getting more so. Artists who tackle issues of sex and gender say they face a backlash.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>People who study Brazil often point out this contradiction. The country …

World News

Charles Manson: death of America's 1960s bogeyman

So, Charles Manson has died, aged 83, of “natural causes”. The con-man, musician and erstwhile cult leader, who came to embody mainstream American …

Crime

Jacques Grange on His Sotheby’s Sale

The French interior designer is parting ways with 177 pieces from his private collection, due to go under the hammer on Tuesday and Wednesday.<p><b>PARIS —</b> …

Pop Art

Bill T. Jones, Rita Moreno, Spike Lee Honored at Smithsonian’s American Portrait Gala

The November 19 gala event celebrated American trailblazers who've made a lasting impact on history, development, and culture.<p>Two-time Tony …

Entertainment

Mobile Photography & Art Flickr Group Showcase – 19 November 2017

Laying the foundations of Mobile Photography and Art, this weeks Flickr group showcase is as much a meditation on great art as it is also of human …

Photography

Norman Seeff: “The Chelsea was like A Clockwork Orange”

Born March 5, 1939 in Johannesburg, South Africa, Norman Seeff has over the past 45 years been a photographer and filmmaker that has captured many of …

Photographie

Why Can’t Hari Nef Just Be an Actress?

View Slideshow<p><i>This week, women’s social club</i> <i>The Wing</i> <i>launches</i> No Man’s Land<i>, its first print magazine, with stories rolling out exclusively on the Cut.</i><p>…

Fashion

Transgressive, honest, devastating: the Australian exhibition reframing the male gaze

A regional New South Wales gallery defies Border Force to take an extraordinary and unashamedly queer look at the male form<p>Sydney photographer William Yang was unexpectedly reunited with a former boyfriend, Allan Booth, while walking through ward 17 of Sydney’s St Vincent’s hospital. It was 1988; …

Avant-garde

Wild Leaves by Cristina Riutort for CLIENT Online

<b>Wild Leaves</b> (inspired by the song of Patti Smith for Robert Mapplethorpe) features <b>Tristan</b> at UNO Models photographed by <b>Cristina Riutort</b> and styled by</b> …

Men's Fashion

See the world’s most renowned photographers in one place

On Thursday, the 21st edition of Paris Photo has launched at the historic Grand Palais. With over 180 galleries and art book dealers from all across the world, visitors can expect to find everything from documentary photography, to abstract images, and stylised shoots. It’s an opportunity to see …

Avant-garde

Friday essay: Mapplethorpe and me

One of this summer’s blockbuster exhibitions has just opened at the Art Gallery of New South Wales — Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium. There …

Avant-garde

artnet Auctions: A Glitzy Warhol, and 5 Other Artworks to Buy This Month

Art World<p>Plus, Robert Mapplethorpe, Donald Judd, and more.<p>,<p>The team of specialists at artnet Auctions has assembled some amazing photographs and …

Art

Sale of an important European collection of photographs at Sotheby’s

An interesting auction sale of photographs will be held at Sotheby's Paris on November 10th at 5 PM. It is a rare occasion to buy quality photographs …

Photographie

Robert Mapplethorpe: How a US photographer reframed ideas of sex and identity

Robert Mapplethorpe is one of few artists whose work has been held up in the United States Congress as evidence of a society in crisis.<p>Mapplethorpe …

The Arts (Australia)

"The Real Revolution Will Be a Global One"

As her photographs and a poem crop up in unexpected venues across Mexico City the punk poet talks Frida and Diego, the death of the romantic café, and why young people are going to save the world.<p>Patti Smith apologizes as she sits down at a table within the tall, concrete walls of Kurimanzutto. The …

Patti Smith

The Art of Photography: Robert Mapplethorpe’s Top Ten Quotes

1. “I don’t think that there’s that much difference between a photograph of a fist up someone’s ass and a photograph of carnations in a bowl.”<p>2. …

Photography

Ludovic de Saint Sernin: our interview with the new French designer everyone is talking about

You need to be bold to present a wool jockstrap in your first collection. Just 26 years old, Ludovic de Saint Sernin presented his first collection …

Avant-garde

Seth's Blog

If you need an appendectomy, it's unlikely you'll die during the operation.<p>That's because the surgeon has been trained in hundreds of years of best …

Avant-garde

Torraine Futurum Drops Two Ferocious Love Songs

Lifted off the rising New York-based musician's album, <i>Miles From Heaven</i>.

Homosexuality

The Feminist Pioneers Making Provocative Art About Sex

THIS SUMMER IN LOS ANGELES, a hairy, phallic-looking screw painted by Judith Bernstein extended across 180 feet of the exterior of Venus gallery in Boyle Heights. This month at MoMA PS1 in Queens, men and women stripped down to their underwear and rubbed each other with raw fish in a video by …

Art

Will a federal court strike down California's anti-prostitution law?

Prostitution has been illegal in California since 1872.<p>Back then, the original statute referenced “vagrants,” a word lawmakers at the time said …

Bowe Bergdahl

The Case Of Terry Richardson, And The Predatory Men Who Hide Behind 'Art'

Terry Richardson, a fashion photographer who has been accused of sexually assaulting multiple women over the last decade, was finally blacklisted by …

Canadian News

Being Mapplethorpe’s Muse

<i>Pablo Picasso had Marie-Thérèse Walter, Andy Warhol had Edie Sedgwick and Robert Mapplethorpe had Ken Moody.</i> <i>Born in upstate New York in the 1960s to</i> …

Art

The body electric: Robert Mapplethorpe's perfect medium at AGNSW

“Sexual attraction”, writes Edmund White, “is inarguable (or “incorrigible” as British philosophers say). Who feels comfortable telling someone he …

Fashion (Australia)

Terry Richardson Was Fashion’s Worst-Kept Dirty Secret. Now It Has to Change.

Earlier this week, <i>The Daily Telegraph</i> broke the news that magazines under the Condé Nast umbrella — such as <i>Vogue</i> and <i>GQ</i> — would no longer be working …

Condé Nast

The Place Beyond the Fire Island Pines

COLUMBIA COUNTY, N.Y., a two-hour drive north from Manhattan, is a bucolic vision of rural America — lush rolling farmland, cow-dotted hillsides, stalwart red barns. The Hudson River School artists of the mid-19th century captured the visual splendor of the region, including the English-born …

Travel

What Does Your Astrological Sign Say About Your Art?

Read your art horoscope to find out what kind of art you make, and what kind of social/professional role you play in the art world.

Art

Patti Smith on Being Broke, William Blake, and Writing About Writing

Patti Smith was scheduled to read from her new book <i>Devotion</i> at the Music Box Theatre Wednesday night, but the rock legend had other ideas.<p>Accompanied …

Literature