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Robert Mapplethorpe
A look at Robert Mapplethorpe's art collection at the Guggenheim Museum.
# 121926 | 750 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Art (Photography) , Gender and Sexuality (General)


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This essay provides a discussion of Robert Mapplethorpe's collection at the Guggenheim Museum by reviewing it in terms of art critic Anne Hollander's statement that "The more significant clothing is the more meaning attaches to its absence and the more awareness is generated about any relation between two states."

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"In "Nudity", art critic, Anne Hollander, maintains that; "The more significant clothing is, the more meaning attaches to its absence and the more awareness is generated about any relation between two states." In the Guggenheim Museum's collection entitled "Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition", curators have paired Mapplethorpe's photographs and mannerist prints with those from classical art. Mapplethorpe's portraits of body builder Lisa Lyon and dancer Derrick Cross are paired with Muller's "The Rape of the Sabine" and Matham's "Apollo in the Clouds" to show the origins..."

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