The J. Paul Getty Museum

Tulips

Object Details

Title:

Tulips

Artist/Maker:

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946 - 1989)

Culture:

American

Place:

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

Date:

negative 1988; print 1990

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2012.52.27

Dimensions:

49.1 × 49 cm (19 5/16 × 19 5/16 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

Large bouquet of white tulips in a glass vase set on a small table covered in black cloth.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium (March 15 to July 31, 2016)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (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

Celant, Germano. Mapplethorpe, exh. cat. (London: Hayward Gallery; Electa; SBC, 1992), p. 302.

Mapplethorpe, Robert. Pistils (New York: Random House, 1996), p. 105.

Muschamp, Herbert. i Mapplethorpe: The Complete Flowers (Düsseldorf ; New York: teNeues, 2006), pl. 188.