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Lisa Lyon

Object Details

Title:

Lisa Lyon

Artist/Maker:

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946 - 1989)

Culture:

American

Place:

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

Date:

negative 1982; print 1990

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2016.57.721

Dimensions:

38.9 × 38.2 cm (15 5/16 × 15 1/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Robert Mapplethrope 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

Back view of muscular female's back and buttocks, with her arms raised upward, cropped at the neck.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Mapplethorpe, Robert. Lady, Lisa Lyon (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983), p. 50.

Celant, Germano. Mapplethorpe, exh. cat. (London: Hayward Gallery; Electa; SBC, 1992), p. 155.

Danto, Arthur C. Mapplethorpe (New York: Random House, 1992), pl. 146.