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See 23 Artworks From Robert Mapplethorpe: The Archive

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Self-Portrait (ca. 1973), color Polaroid print.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Banana & Keys (1974), as it appeared in the November 1975 issue of Interview.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Tie Rack (1969). Made as a Christmas gift for Patti Smith. Chromolithograph, colored pencil, stained plywood, Plexiglas, metal crucifix, black thread, needles, and black neckties, framed by the artist.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Patti Smith (1974). Polaroid print.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Sam Wagstaff (ca. 1972). Color Polaroid print.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Untitled (ca. 1967). Graphite on paper.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Untitled (1968). Collage on paper with graphite, colored pencil, thread, and pastel in artist’s frame.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith on Coney Island (1969); photographer unknown, enlarged by Robert Mappethorpe, 1978. Gelatin silver print on canvas.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Untitled (Sam Wagstaff) (ca. 1973). Color Polaroid print.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Samuel J. Wagstaff, Photograph of a Mapplethorpe mixed-media assemblage (ca, 1972) at his Bond Street loft (ca. 1973).  Kodacolor print.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Invitation to “Blond Night” at the Mudd Club, ca. 1979. (See next slide for accompanying card.)

Photo: The Getty Research Institute.
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Invitation to “Blond Night” at the Mudd Club, ca. 1979. (Previous slide shows the accompanying lock of hair.)

Photo: The Getty Research Institute.
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Untitled (London) (1973). Polaroid print.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Untitled (“Sam—I love you and I need you—hurry home”) (1974). Altered color Polaroid print.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Promotional image of Mapplethorpe’s jewelry spilling out of a valise (ca. 1970).

Photo: Photographer unknown.
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Necklace with animal claw, stone amulet, and pennies coated with resin, held with gold fixing on a gold chain (ca. 1972).

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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“Portfolio 2” (ca. 1975–1977), showing Untitled (Lilies) (ca. 1975).

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Lisa Lyon (wearing a star hat by Claude Montana) (1982).

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Ken Moody and Robert Sherman (1984).

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Polaroid test shot of the interior of Andy Warhol’s 1911 New York townhouse, taken for House & Garden, December 1987.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Polaroid test short of the interior of Mapplethorpe’s West Twenty-third Street loft, taken for House & Garden, June 1988.

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Robert Mapplethorpe's list of materials for sculptures (ca. 1970).

Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
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Photo: ©The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation.

Self-Portrait (1974). Gelatin silver print from Polaroid negative.

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