Artist Rooms

Robert Mapplethorpe

  • The Gallery at Linlithgow Burgh Halls |
  • 20 July – 28 October 2012

The gallery at Linlithgow Burgh halls shows a continuous, changing programme of high quality solo shows, touring exhibitions and new commissioned work.

Robert Mapplethorpe, Self Portrait, 1980

Robert Mapplethorpe, Self Portrait, 1980

The Gallery aims to exhibit significant work that resonates with this unique building, its relationship with the town, the wider area and provide opportunities for enhancing arts outreach and education.As part of the ARTIST ROOMS 2012 programme, the Gallery will be part of tour within Scotland of American artist Robert Mapplethorpe. The show will examine his understanding of form and light in the composition of formal portraits, still lifes and figurative works that celebrate the sensual quality of nature and the human body. It offers a unique opportunity to showcase the art of photography in depth and is an exciting opportunity to challenge perceptions about society and identity through the work of a controversial and gifted artist.

Venue & entry details

The Gallery at Linlithgow Burgh Halls The Cross Linlithgow Lothian EH49 7AH

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