Robert Mapplethorpe. The sensitive lens


The National Galleries of Ancient Art, in the headquarters of Galleria Corsini in Rome, will present, starting March 15, the photographic exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe. The sensitive objective, by Flaminia Gennari Santori.

The exhibition includes forty-five works and focuses, in particular, on some characteristic themes of the art of Robert Mapplethorpe (1946 – 1989) revolutionary master of the ‘900: still lifes, landscapes, classical statuary and Renaissance composition.

The exhibition is a tribute to Mapplethorpe (1946 – 1989) on the thirtieth anniversary of his death and is part of a series of exhibitions dedicated to him, including a major retrospective at the Guggenheim in New York and an exhibition at the Madre Museum in Naples focusing on Neapolitan travels of the artist and the relationship with his gallery owner Lucio Amelio.