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
Not currently on view
Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946 - 1989)
New York, New York, United States (Place Created)
negative 1986; print 1990
Gelatin silver print
58.6 × 49 cm (23 1/16 × 19 5/16 in.)
© Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
Jointly acquired by the J. Paul Getty Trust and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; partial gift of The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation; partial purchase with funds provided by the J. Paul Getty Trust and the David Geffen Foundation
Portrait of artist Andy Warhol with his signature white hair sitting with his hands in his lap, wearing a bulky leather jacket and black scarf around his neck.
Danto, Arthur C. Mapplethorpe (New York: Random House, 1992), pl. 137.
Warhol, Andy. Andy Warhol Photography: The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Hamburg Kunsthalle, exh. cat. (Zürich; New York: Edition Stemmle, 1999), p. 378.