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Robert Mapplethorpe papers and photographs, circa 1850-2011, bulk 1970-1989

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Descriptive Summary
Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content of Collection
Restrictions
Indexing Terms
Related Material
Administrative Information
Other Finding Aids
Container List
Series I. Creative work, circa 1850-2009 (bulk 1960-1988)
Series I.A. Artworks by Robert Mapplethorpe, circa 1964-1988
Series I.B. Artworks by others, circa 1850-2009 (bulk 1969-1988)
Series I.C. Non-editioned prints, 1974-1989, 2008
Series I.D. Portfolios, circa 1970-2005
Series I.E. Commissioned and commercial works, 1970-1993, undated
Series I.F. Jewelry, 1970s
Series I.G. Films, 1978-1984
Series II. Photographic practice, circa 1975-2000
Series II.A. Card inventory of editioned prints, circa 1979-circa 1991
Series II.B. Shooting books, circa 1979-1989
Series II.C. Model releases, 1978-2000
Series II.D. Polaroid test shots, circa 1975-1989
Series III. Photographic documentation, 1969-circa 1989, undated
Series V. Exhibition files, 1977-1992, undated
Series VI. Interviews and documentaries, circa 1980-circa 1989, undated
Series VII. Financial and administrative files, 1964-1995, bulk 1975-1989, undated
Series VIII. Collections and miscellaneous items, circa 1880-1989, undated
Series IX. Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, 1977-2011, undated
Series IX.A. Administrative files, 1989-circa 2011, undated
Series IX.B. Exhibition files, 1989-2011, undated
Series IX.C. Press materials and published works, 1989-2003, undated
Series IV. Correspondence, 1969-1991, undated
Series IV.A. Personal and professional, 1969-1991, undated
Series IV.B. General correspondence files, 1973-1990, undated
Mapplethorpe (Robert) papers
Series IX. Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, 1977-2011, undated 33 Linear Feet (50 boxes, 4 flatfile folders, 1 roll)
Series IX.B. Exhibition files, 1989-2011, undated 12.3 Linear Feet (12 boxes, 3 flatfiles, 1 roll)
Series IX.B. comprises materials relating to posthumous exhibitions of Mapplethorpe's work coordinated by the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation from 1989-2011. Included are exhibition files, posters, invitations and announcements, ephemera, and exhibition related audiovisual material.
Arrangement
This series is arranged in chronological order. The files are listed according to museum, gallery or venue location. Original file titles have been retained.
box folder
194 6-11 Posthumous exhibition invitations and ephemera, 1989-circa 2011 92 items
box folder
254 1 List of controversial photos from the Institute of Contemporary Art show, circa 1989 1 items
Miller Gallery, 1989-1994
box folder
254 2 1989-1991 16 items
254 3 1991 5 items
254 4 P. MacGill, 1994 3 items
box
255 The Perfect Moment, Cincinnati, "Censorship is Obscene" t-shirt, 1990 1 items
box folder
254 5 Vollbild exhibition, Berlin, 1990-1991 10 items
Acarigua Museum, 1989-1999
box folder
254 6a Exhibition catalogue, 1989
254 6 Papers, 1990-1999 31 items
This file has been removed from this box and SEALED UNTIL 2020 in box 297.
Galeria Weber, Alexander y Cobo, Madrid, 1991-1992
box folder
254 7 Reviews and articles, 1991 63 items
254 8 Mapplethorpe, April-May 1991, 1991-1992 19 items
254 9 Asher Edelman Foundation, 1991-1992 27 items
254 10 Mark Johnstone, 1991-1992 6 items
254 11 Miscellaneous shows, 1991-1992 53 items
254 12 Flora Photographica exhibition, 1992-1993 28 items
box folder
256 1 Mapplethorpe and [Elsa] Rady [exhibition], 1992-1993 30 items
256 2 Rainer Wick, 1992-1993 11 items
256 3 Frankfurter Kunstverein, 1993 12 items
256 4 In Dialogue, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1993 1 items
256 5 Norway, Galleri F15 Alby, Henei-Onstad Art Center, 1993 29 items
256 6 Foreign ephemera, 1993, undated 2 items
256 7 Gardner Museum, Fall 1994, 1993-1994 2 items
European Retrospective, etc., 1993-1995
box folder
256 8 Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, 1993 1 items
box folder
257 1-5 Moderna Museet press clippings, 1993 40 items
box folder
256 9 Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium, 1993 3 items
256 10 Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, press, 1993 58 items
256 11 Turun Taidemuseo, Turku, Finland, 1993 1 items
256 12-14 Centro Pecci, Prato, Italy, 1993-1994 4 items
box folder
258 1 Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, 1994 4 items
258 2 Tel Aviv, 1994 2 items
Kunsthaus Wien, Vienna, 1994-1995
box folder
258 3 Papers, 1994-1995 9 items
box folder
291* 5 Exhibition invitation, 1994 1 item
box folder
258 4 "Sex and Magic," Sydney, Australia, 1995 3 items
258 5 Goteborgs Kunstmuseum, 1994 2 items
258 6 Studio Grassi Chatwin, 1994 2 items
California Museum of Photography, 1994-1995
box folder
258 7 1994-1995 8 items
box folder
262 16-17 Mapplethorpe/Weston, 1994-1995 106 items
Papers and color slides.
box folder
258 8 Degrees of Abstraction, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1994-1995 30 items
258 9 Statens Konstmuseer, Sweden, 1994-1995 69 items
258 10 Trondhjems Kunstforening, Norway, 1994-1995 23 items
258 11 Pelham Art Center, 1995 1 items
box
259 Exhibition report, Retrospective, Art Gallery of Western Australia, 1995 1 items
Retrospective, City Gallery Wellington, 1995-1996
box folder
260 1 Exhibition report, 1995-1996 1 items
flatfile
13** Poster, 1995 1 item
box item
196 V3 VHS, 1995-1996 1 item
(15 min.)
European Retrospective, 1996
box folder
260 2 Catalog, 1996 17 items
260 3 Contract, 1996 4 items
260 4 Crate list, 1996 7 items
260 5 Educational, 1996 8 items
260 6 Hayward Gallery press, 1996 35 items
260 7 Merchandise, 1996 18 items
260 8 Lisbon, 1996-1997 31 items
Buenos Aires, 1996-1997
box folder
262 18 Papers, 1997 22 items
Papers and color photographs.
262 19 Museo Sivori publications, 1996 2 items
box folder
260 9 Korea, 1997 3 items
260 10 Czech, 1997-1998 10 items
260 11 Duisberg, 1997-1998 51 items
This file has been removed from this box and SEALED UNTIL 2019 in box 297.
260 12 Venezuela, 1997-1998 48 items
This file has been removed from this box and SEALED UNTIL 2019 in box 297.
box folder
261 1 Table Tops, California Center for the Arts, 1997-1998 10 items
261 2 Eden College [exhibition request], 1999 6 items
261 3 Le Siècle du Corps, Musée de L'Elysée, 1999-2000 11 items
261 4 Andy Warhol and Social Consciousness, exhibition ephemera, 2000 1 items
261 5 Chorus of Light, High Museum of Art, 2000-2001 1 items
Das Versprechen der Fotografie, 2001
box folder
261 6 Papers 4 items
flatfile
10** Poster 1 item
Il Mondo di Robert Mapplethorpe, Kunst Meran and Merano arte, 2004
box folder
261 7 CD Roms 3 items
261 8 Ephemera and press 4 items
box folder
291* 12 Exhibition poster 2004 1 item
box
292 Mapplethorpe's Rooms, Stella Art Gallery, Russia, 2005 1 item
Spiral bound exhibition catalogue.
box folder
261 9 Deadline, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, press packet, 2009-2010 1 items
box item
196 V2 20th Century Costumes, Kobe Fashion Museum, undated 1 item
VHS. Introduction to an exhibition. Stills of Mapplethorpe photographs included in the video. (2 min.)
Other exhibition posters, 1989-2011
box folder
291* 5 American Photographs, James Danzinger Gallery, after 1989 1 item
flatfile
5** Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 1997 1 item
5** Love's Body, Suntory Museum, Japan, 1999 2 items
5** Moving Pictures, Guggenheim Museum, 2002 1 item
box folder
291* 5 Robert Mapplethorpe: Sculptures and Hand-Painted Photographs, Asprey Jacques, 2002 1 item
flatfile
6** Mapplethorpe Portraits und Erotik, Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, 2006 1 item
roll
3** Centro de Arte Contemporaneo (CAC) Malaga banner, 2009 1 item
flatfile
6** How Public is the Public Museum?, Moderna Museet, 2010 1 item
6** Mapplethorpe Artist Rooms, Towner, Eastborne, 2010 1 item
flatfile
12** NRW-Forum, Duesseldorf, 2010 2 items
C/O Berlin Retrospektive, 2011 6 items
box folder
261 10 Note included with posters 1 item
With tuxedo self-portrait
box folder
291* 5 23.5 x 16.5 inches
flatfile
6** 33 x 23 inches
roll
3** 69 x 46.5 inches
With devil horns self-portrait
flatfile
6** 23.5 x 16.5 inches
6** 33 x 23 inches
roll
3** 69 x 46.5 inches


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