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Mai 36 Galerie

Robert Mapplethorpe | Sofu Teshigahara

Zurich, Switzerland

Opening January 2023

Woman wearing lace lingerie photographed with her back to the camera. She wears an opera glove on her right arm and her left arm is flexed.
Galleria Franco Noero
Robert Mapplethorpe Turin, Italy September 22 – October 26, 2022
Weinstein Hammons Gallery
Weinstein Hammons Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Outside the Studio Minneapolis, MN July 22 – October 8, 2022
Castell de Peralada
Castell de Peralada
ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE - FLOWERS AND PEOPLE: a visual dialogue with Rufus Wainwright’s opera Hadrian Peralada, Spain July 8 – August 2, 2022
Palau Robert
Palau Robert
ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE - FLOWERS AND PEOPLE: a visual dialogue with Rufus Wainwright’s opera Hadrian Barcelona, Spain April 1 – 29, 2022
Saint Laurent Rive Droite
Saint Laurent Rive Droite
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Anthony Vaccarello Paris, France and Los Angeles, CA February 17 – April 7, 2022
Hyacinth in a vase
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith: Flowers, Poetry, and Light, Curated by Carol Ockman Sarasota, FL February 13 – June 26, 2022
Portrait of Smutty, seated, in profile with hand blocking the light.
Olga Korper Gallery
Looking Forward Looking Back Toronto, Canada September 9 – October 9, 2021
Portrait of Fracesca Thyssen seated on a stack of pillows.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe: Intérieur Jour, Curated by Jean-Marc Bustamante Paris, France September 4 – October 16, 2021
tightly cropped portrait of a man in profile.
Morán Morán
Mapplethorpe: Escultura, Curated by Tobias Ostrander Mexico City, Mexico June 19 – August 18, 2021
Black male foot with leather straps wrapped around ankle.
Gladstone Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Arthur Jafa New York, NY March 12 – April 24, 2021
Two men in profile, facing apart with backs touching.
Kukje Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: More Life, Curated by Lee Yong-woo Seoul and Busan, Korea February 18 – March 28, 2021
Shirtless Iggy Pop from the chest up, mouth open and eyes wide.
Weinstein Hammons
Music Box Minneapolis, MN January 30 - May 1, 2021
Large flower with five petals against black background.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
30 Years in Paris Paris, France December 6, 2020 – July 31, 2021
Robert Wilson seated in chair with hands folded.
Galerie Thomas Schulte
Robert Mapplethorpe: Selected by Robert Wilson / Robert Mapplethorpe: XYZ Portfolios Berlin, Germany March 14 – May 9, 2020
Pear atop shadowed table with dark background.
Galería Elvira González
Robert Mapplethorpe: Still Lifes / Naturalezas Muertas Madrid, Spain June 6 – July 25, 2019
Claudia Summers in profile looking out of the corner of her eye.
Olga Korper Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Outsiders Toronto, Canada May 2 – June 1, 2019
Hand in leather glove and bracelet writing "Pictures."
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
ARTIST ROOMS Self Evidence: Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe Edinburgh, Scotland April 6 – October 20, 2019
One foot in a high-heeled shoe and tights.
Baldwin Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Sheathed Aspen, CO March 15 – April 15, 2019
Light pouring in through window.
Galleria Corsini
Robert Mapplethorpe: L’obiettivo sensibile Rome, Italy March 15 – June 30, 2019
Portrait of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Galleria Franco Noero
Robert Mapplethorpe Turin, Italy February 26 – May 11, 2019
Self-Portrait in leather jacket, smoking cigarette.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now New York, NY January 25, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Ken Moody turning away from camera, wearing a thong and standing against a spatter-printed background.
Mai 36 Galerie
Robert Mapplethorpe Zurich, Switzerland January 18 – March 2, 2019
Hand holding orchid flowers across table.
The Atkinson
ARTIST ROOMS: Robert Mapplethorpe Southport, England December 15, 2018 – March 23, 2019
Hands holding butt, in tights.
MADRE
Robert Mapplethorpe: Choreography for an Exhibition Naples, Italy December 14, 2018 – April 22, 2019
James Ford in profile, lying in bathtub.
Fundaçao Serralves
Robert Mapplethorpe: Pictures Porto, Portugal September 20, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Three leaves against gray background.
Xavier Laboulbenne
Robert Mapplethorpe / Kilian Rüthemann Berlin, Germany March 30 – May 26, 2018
Robert Mapplethorpe's hand in leather glove and spiked bracelet writing the word "Pictures"
Gladstone Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Roe Ethridge New York, NY March 3 – April 14, 2018
Two Calla Lillies, with stems crossed, pointing opposite directions.
Weinstein Hammons Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe's Minimalism Minneapolis, MN January 19 – March 17, 2018
Alistair Butler in profile view, shirtless, looking down.
Arthur Roger Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe and George Dureau New Orleans, LA January 6 – February 7, 2018
Jack Walls wearing military-style hat, facing away from camera.
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium Sydney, Australia October 28, 2017 – March 4, 2018
Lisa Lyon's leg at a diagonal.
Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel
Robert Mapplethorpe | Alair Gomes São Paolo, Brazil August 3 – October 7, 2017
Pods in a circular plate, with three on table.
Xavier Hufkens
Robert Mapplethorpe Brussels, Belgium June 2 – July 20, 2017
Lisa Lyon's hands grabbing at weight, with leather buckle bracelets.
Olga Korper Gallery
Fluid Beauty Toronto, Canada April 29 – May 27, 2017
Phillip Prioleau facing away from camera opening white curtains.
Kunsthal Rotterdam
Robert Mapplethorpe: A Perfectionist Rotterdam, Netherlands April 22 – August 27, 2017
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe: Objects Paris, France March 10 – July 1, 2017
Eight frogs on a white plate against a black background.
Alison Jacques Gallery
Teller on Mapplethorpe London, England November 17, 2016 – January 7, 2017
Dancer in leotard and tights, side and arm on hip visible.
Galleria Franco Noero
Robert Mapplethorpe Turin, Italy November 2, 2016 – March 18, 2017
Nude woman's torso.
McCabe Fine Art
Robert Mapplethorpe: Icon Stockholm, Sweden October 14 – December 14, 2016
Hand grasping knee.
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Focus: Perfection - Robert Mapplethorpe Montreal, Canada September 10, 2016 – January 22, 2017
Sheet music drawn over pink, red and yellow.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe: Objects Salzburg, Austria August 28 – November 17, 2016
Statue of sleeping cupid reclining with white square in upper left corner.
ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
Robert Mapplethorpe: On the Edge Aarhus, Denmark June 16 – October 30, 2016
Alistair Butler covering face with both hands.
Galeri Nev
Robert Mapplethorpe: 1979-1989 Istanbul, Turkey June 3 – July 31, 2016
Many flowers growing out of wooden box.
Moran Bondaroff
Dark and Light, Curated by Vince Aletti Los Angeles, CA May 21 – June 25, 2016
Portrait of Lucinda Childs in a geometric hat.
Galleria Franco Noero
Robert Mapplethorpe 11 Columbia, Monaco April 28 – June 14, 2016
Two arms crossed forming the shape of a heart.
Galleri Brandstrup
Robert Mapplethorpe Oslo, Norway March 31 – April 28, 2016
Close up of a man wearing leather pants and a belt.
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium Los Angeles, CA March 20 – July 31, 2016
Ken Moody and Robert Sherman, both in profile, facing to the left.
J. Paul Getty Museum
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium Los Angeles, CA March 15 – July 31, 2016
Full watermelon with knife stuck in center.
The Munch Museum
Mapplethorpe + Munch Oslo, Norway February 9 – May 29, 2016
Ken Moody, nude from the chest up, looking downwards.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
XYZ: Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Peter Marino Paris, France January 28 – March 5, 2016
Jennifer Jakobson wearing leopard coat, with manicured hands held in center.
Mai 36 Galerie
Robert Mapplethorpe: Femmes Zurich, Switzerland November 20, 2015 – January 30, 2016
Hand holding sheet, mattress as background.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Unique New York, NY November 7 – December 19, 2015
Aira wearing fur coat, lots of jewelry, and makeup.
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Warhol & Mapplethorpe: Guise & Dolls Hartford, CT October 17, 2015 – January 24, 2016
Two glass items with white sphere in background.
Baldwin Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Object Aspen, CO July 28 – September 7, 2015
Spider in light.
Olga Korper Gallery
Flesh & Stone Toronto, Canada May 2 – 30, 2015
Four pieces of silverware against a dark pebbled background.
Galería Pepe Cobo
Robert Mapplethorpe Lima, Peru April 8 – June 13, 2015
Portrait of Doris Saatchi wearing a black turtleneck, looking straight into camera.
ARTIST ROOMS
ARTIST ROOMS: Robert Mapplethorpe Traveling Exhibition 2014-2015
Two white men in leather jackets kissing.
Kinsey Institute
Robert Mapplethorpe: Photographs from The Kinsey Institute Collection Bloomington, IN October 10 – November 22, 2014
Bouquet of Tulips atop small black table.
Galerie Thomas Schulte
Robert Mapplethorpe: Sell the Public Flowers Berlin, Germany October 4 – November 15, 2014
Pregnant woman's chest and stomach.
Weinstein Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Minneapolis, MN June 6 – July 26, 2014
Robert Sherman from the shoulders up, head turned away from camera.
Musée Rodin
Mapplethorpe/Rodin Paris, France April 8 – September 21, 2014
Tightly cropped black male portrait in profile, head facing up.
Grand Palais & Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
Robert Mapplethorpe Traveling Exhibition 2014-2015
Two people wrapped together in white gauze.
OHWOW Gallery
As Above, So Below Los Angeles, CA February 28 – March 29, 2014
Skull in 3/4 view.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Saints and Sinners New York, NY December 14, 2013 – January 25, 2014
Lisa Lyon in zebra- patterned dress and pearls with hands up, facing away from camera
Alison Jacques Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Fashion Show London, England September 11 – October 5, 2013
Series of rectangular apartment windows.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Isabelle Huppert Salzburg, Austria August 31, 2013 – January 11, 2014
Eric's neck, head, ear and cheek.
Galerie Stefan Röpke
Robert Mapplethorpe: Fetish Cologne, Germany June 21 – August 31, 2013
John McKendry next to outlets, only have of face visible.
Xavier Hufkens
Robert Mapplethorpe: Au Début (works from 1970-1979) Brussels, Belgium June 6 – July 27, 2013
Lisa Lyon partially submerged underwater, nude.
Galleria Franco Noero
Robert Mapplethorpe Turin, Italy June 4 – July 26, 2013
One single leaf, stem coming out of left corner.
Galería Elvira González
Robert Mapplethorpe: Works from 1980 to 1989 Madrid, Spain May 23 – July 19, 2013
Thomas, nude, crouching with one hand on hand.
Baldwin Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Figure and Flower Studies Aspen, CO February 15 – March 10, 2013
Leaf on corner of table.
Olga Korper Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Toronto, Canada December 1, 2012 – January 19, 2013
Thomas standing in a circle.
J. Paul Getty Museum
In Focus: Robert Mapplethorpe Los Angeles, CA October 23, 2012 – March 24, 2013
A single tuberose flowering upward.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Robert Mapplethorpe: XYZ Los Angeles, CA October 21, 2012 – March 24, 2013
Fashion shot of woman partially submerged in pool, hair up in towel.
Galeria Senda
Robert Mapplethorpe Barcelona, Spain September 27 – November 15, 2012
A single Calla Lily in a spotlight.
Seibu Shibuya & Seibu Ikebukuro
Traveling Exhibition Tokyo, Japan 2012 - 2013
Bust of head and neck, a book, and a skull atop paisley textile.
Mai 36 Galerie
Mapplethorpe: Pure Zurich, Switzerland April 27 – June 2, 2012
Glass vase against circular backdrop.
Xavier Laboulbenne
Mapplethorpe and Michael Sayles Berlin, Germany April 13 – June 23, 2012
Portrait of William Burroughs in profile, seated, hands folded.
ARTIST ROOMS
ARTIST ROOMS Scottish Tour: Robert Mapplethorpe Traveling Exhibition 2012-2013
Bouquet of flowers in vase on table.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Sofia Coppola Paris, France November 25, 2011 – January 7, 2012
Single white rose against a black background.
Onassis Cultural Centre
Robert Mapplethorpe Athens, Greece November 1, 2011 – February 29, 2012
Portrait of Patti Smith, hands grasped.
i8 Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Reykjavik, Iceland July 28 – September 10, 2011
Thomas naked, sitting in a square with arms reaching up..
Galería Elvira González
Robert Mapplethorpe: La Mirada de Pedro Almodóvar Madrid, Spain June 7 – July 22, 2011
closely cropped image of waves of lake.
Galerie Stefan Röpke
En Plein Air Cologne, Germany June 1 – July 9, 2011
Male chest with flecks of light upon it.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: 50 Americans New York, NY May 7 – June 18, 2011
Nude black man sitting with hands on the wheel of a slab roller and looking downward.
Galerie Thomas Schulte
Robert Mapplethorpe: Friends and Acquaintances Berlin, Germany March 25 – April 25, 2011
Three glass objects arranged.
Texas Gallery
Blossoming, Curated by Klaus Kertess Houston, TX March 10 – May 7, 2011
Irises pointing in one direction.
Montclair Art Museum
Robert Mapplethorpe Flowers: Selections from the JP Morgan Chase Art Collection Montclair, NJ February 4 – July 17, 2011
Lisa Lyon pulling shirt over her head.
Alison Jacques Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Night Work, Curated by Scissor Sisters London, England January 19 – March 19, 2011
Nude black man from the side.
Galeri Nev
Robert Mapplethorpe: Desired Istanbul, Turkey January 14 – February 12, 2011
 Lisa Lyon reclining in long dress, in a tropical setting.
Olga Korper Gallery
Black & White & Beautiful Toronto, Canada November 20, 2010 – January 15, 2011
Portrait of Isabella in 3/4 view.
Weinstein Gallery
Portraits/100 Years: August Sander, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth Minneapolis, MN August 27 – October 1, 2010
Portrait of a horse in profile.
Baldwin Gallery
Horses Aspen, CO June 26 – July 25, 2010
Portrait of a woman in a polka dot dress and hat from behind.
MALBA Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires
Robert Mapplethorpe Buenos Aires, Argentina June 4 – August 2, 2010
Dennis Speight holding a ring.
Fondazione Marconi
Robert Mapplethorpe/Man Ray Milan, Italy March 23 – May 22, 2010
Whole head of cabbage against light gray background.
NRW-Forum Kultur Wirtschaft / C/O Berlin / Fotografiska / Forma Foundation for Photography / Ludwig Museum
Robert Mapplethorpe Traveling Exhibition 2010-2012
Television with woman on the screen, with lock and chain hanging off.
Xavier Hufkens
Sterling Ruby / Robert Mapplethorpe Brussels, Belgium December 10, 2009 – January 14, 2010
Self-Portrait with horns.
Alison Jacques Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: A Season in Hell London, England October 13 – November 21, 2009
Flora in vase with geometric background.
Galerie Stefan Röpke
Robert Mapplethorpe: Silver Prints and Polaroids in Context Cologne, Germany September 4 – October 17, 2009
Portrait in profile of shirtless white woman.
Weinstein Gallery
Women Minneapolis, MN May 29 – July 10, 2009
Lisa Lyon nude from the side, mud on legs, butt, and hand.
Galleria dell’Accademia & Museo d'Arte della Città di Lugano
Robert Mapplethorpe: Perfection in Form Traveling Exhibition 2009-2010
Lisa Lyon lying on rocks nude.
Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma / TR3 Gallery and National Gallery / Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Jill Silverman Traveling Exhibition 2009
Ken, Tyler, and Lydia--all nude--standing in a triangular pose.
Marc Selwyn Fine Art
Black, White and Silver Los Angeles, CA February 12 – March 28, 2009
Portrait of Donald Cann with hands covering ears.
Palm Springs Art Museum / Center for Creative Photography / San Jose Museum of Art
Robert Mapplethorpe: Portraits Traveling Exhibition 2009-2011
Portrait of legs in fishnets.
Mai 36 Galerie
Works 1975-1988 Zurich, Switzerland August 30 – October 18, 2008
Black male torso, crystal necklace encircling his neck.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Lisa, Milton, Thomas & Ken Paris, France May 6 – June 7, 2008
Color Polaroid of two flowers attached at stem.
Whitney Museum of American Art / Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art / Modern Art Oxford / Henry Art Gallery
Mapplethorpe: Polaroids Traveling Exhibition 2008-2010
Portrait of a nude from behind--of butt, torso, and legs.
Olga Korper Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Toronto, Canada May 1 – 31, 2008
Portrait of Laurie Anderson looking down.
Baldwin Gallery
50 New York Artists and Other Portraits Aspen, CO March 14 – April 12, 2008
Portrait of Robert Rauschenberg standing next to ladder.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Certain People New York, NY February 8 – March 15, 2008
Portrait of satyr sculpture in 3/4 view.
Galería Pepe Cobo
Vanitas Madrid, Spain December 13, 2007 – January 31, 2008
Portrait of white male on motorcycle.
Marc Selwyn Fine Art
Robert Mapplethorpe: Unique Works from the 1970s Los Angeles, CA November 3 – December 22, 2007
Portrait of black woman in profile.
Galerie Stefan Röpke
Robert Mapplethorpe - Women Cologne, Germany June 22 – September 1, 2007
Portrait of Ken Moody holding up flower against a purple geometric background.
Weinstein Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Ken & Lydia Minneapolis, MN April 19 – June 23, 2007
Dennis Speight in profile, holding up both hands in fists.
Bernheimer Fine Old Masters
Robert Mapplethorpe: Pictures Munich, Germany November 8, 2006 – January 27, 2007
Lisa Lyon standing in front of the ocean, wearing American flag dress.
Alison Jacques Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Still Moving & Lady London, England September 8 – October 7, 2006
portrai of Frank Diaz, seated, with jacket draped over shoulder.
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Robert Mapplethorpe Edinburgh, Scotland July 29 – November 5, 2006
Single rose under fabric in the center of the frame.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Robert Wilson Salzburg, Austria July 22 – September 23, 2006
Marc Selwyn Fine Art & Sean Kelly Gallery
Marc Selwyn Fine Art & Sean Kelly Gallery
Mapplethorpe / Warhol: Celebrity Portraits Traveling Exhibition April 22 – July 28, 2006
Lisa Lyon standing against a sunny wall with arms outstretched and head down, wearing a bikini bottom, hat,  and espadrilles.
Baldwin Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Lisa Lyon Aspen, CO February 17 – March 12, 2006
Self-Portrait with horns.
Fototeca de Cuba
Sacred and Profane: Robert Mapplethorpe Havana, Cuba December 14, 2005 – February 18, 2006
White male with eyes closed in 3/4 view.
Galerie im Alten Rathaus & Stadtgalerie
Robert Mapplethorpe: Porträts und Erotik Traveling Exhibition 2005-2006
Portrait of white woman on bed holding champagne.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Robert Mapplethorpe, Curated by Hedi Slimane Paris, France October 13 – November 19, 2005
Milton Moore in profile with arms outstretched.
Palazzina della Promotrice delle Belle Arti
Robert Mapplethorpe: Tra Antico e Moderno -- Un'antologia Turin, Italy October 8, 2005 – January 2, 2006
Branches in a white vase against a black background.
Olga Korper Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Toronto, Canada September 8 – October 1, 2005
Photographic study of a marble bust.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Mapplethorpe: Neoclassicism New York, NY July 1 – August 12, 2005
Portrait of John McKendry leaning against a wall, with electrical outlets to the left of the frame.
Alison Jacques Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe Curated by David Hockney London, England January 13 – March 12, 2005
Sean Kelly Gallery
Sean Kelly Gallery
Robert Mapplethorpe: Eye to Eye New York, NY September 13 – October 18, 2003