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First Mapplethorpe show in Korea highlights iconic status of US photographer
First Mapplethorpe show in Korea highlights iconic status of US photographer
Arts&DesignMar 1, 2021
American Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe was an icon of American society, challenging the world with his bold and proactive works that featured the bodies of women, Black men and the LGBT community in the 1970s and 1980s. The exhibition “Robert Mapplethorpe: More Life,” held at Kukje Gallery’s Seoul and Busan venues, is the first solo exhibition of the artist’s work in Korea. The show runs through March 28. Born in 1946, Mapplethorpe has left more than 2,000 photog