ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE

1946, Floral Park, New York - 1989

INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment [this exhibition was used by those on the right to limit future NEA funding and was central to the debate that became know as the "culture wars".] Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania 1988
POSTCARDS AND EPHEMERA    
   
Star Image Bank Post Card Show 1977
     
ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS BY OR WITH MAPPLETHORPE     
     
Interview with Mapplethorpe  in Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  1996
     
EXHIBITIONS CURTED     
     
Split Vision [photography exhibition co-curated with Laurie Simmons] Artists Space, New York 1985
     
OTHER PUBLICATIONS     
     
Democracy: A Project by Group Material Bay Press / Dia Art Foundation 1990
Holly Solomon Gallery: The First Two Years Holly Solomon 1977
     
SELECTED CATALOGUES INCLUDING MAPPLETHORPE    
     
Billboard Art on the Road MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts 1999
Documenta 6 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger]  Kassel, Germany  1977 
Documenta 7  Kassel, Germany 1982 
Figures: Forms and Expressions Albright Knox Art Gallery / CEPA / Hallwalls 1981
Holly Solomon Gallery Inaugural Exhibition [at 724 5th Avenue, New York] Holly Solomon Gallery, New York 1983
Image Bank Post Card Show  Image Bank, Vancouver 1977
Memento Mori  Moore College of Art, Philadelphia 1985
Nina in Position Artists Space, New York 2008
The Last Decade: American Artists of the 80's Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York 1990
Whitney Biennial 1981 [John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, and Patterson Sims] Whitney Museum of American Art 1981
BOOKS INCLUDING MAPPLETHORPE    
     
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press 2002
Appropiation [Documents of Contemporary Art] MIT Press / Tate Gallery 2009
Art, Activism & Oppositionality: Essays from Afterimage Duke University Press 1998
Art Matters: How the Culture Wars Changed America  New York University Press 1999
On the Museum's Ruins  MIT Press 1993
SoHo: The Rise and Fall of an Artists' Colony  Routledge 2003
Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  University of California Press 1996 
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING MAPPLETHORPE    
     
Cover #6 Artcover, New York 1981
Unmuzzled Ox #13 Unmuzzled Ox, New York 1976
EXHIBITION REVIEWS