The J. Paul Getty Museum

Patti Smith

Object Details

Title:

Patti Smith

Artist/Maker:

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946 - 1989)

Culture:

American

Place:

New York, New York, United States (Place Created)

Date:

negative 1979; print 2006

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2016.57.280

Dimensions:

35 × 35.2 cm (13 3/4 × 13 7/8 in.)

Copyright:

© Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Credit Line:

Gift of The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation to the J. Paul Getty Trust and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Object Description

Woman with dark hair sitting in profile wearing a loose denim shirt and holding her hand near her mouth. A gridded screen serves as the backdrop.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium (March 15 to July 31, 2016)
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles), March 15 to July 31, 2016
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium (September 10, 2016 to March 4, 2018)
  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montréal), September 10, 2016 to January 22, 2017
  • Kunsthal Rotterdam, April 22 to August 27, 2017
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney), October 28, 2017 to March 4, 2018
Bibliography
Bibliography

Mapplethorpe, Robert. Robert Mapplethorpe: 1970-1983, exh. cat. (London: Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1983), p. 49.