Tour: Robert Mapplethorpe at the Graves Gallery

This is the city’s very first exhibition of works by one of the most significant photographers of the 20th century.

Born in 1946, Robert Mapplethorpe produced some of the most iconic images of the last 50 years. His work includes intimate pictures of friends and acquaintances, acclaimed studies of the male and female nudes, delicate flora still lifes, and celebrity portraits. Known faces include Patti Smith, Grace Jones, Andy Warhol and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

A guided tour of the exhibition which will include highlights from throughout Mapplethorpe’s career.

Venue information

Opening times

Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat, 11am ​– 4pm Wed,1pm – 6pm Closed Sun, Mon and Bank Holidays

Entry details

Free, but donations welcome. Booking essential - Vicky Seddon, 0114 266 4607

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