Sean Kelly stages an exhibition of carefully selected Polaroid images taken between 1970 and 1975 by legendary American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Unique features over 25 examples of Mapplethorpe’s early use of instant photography, including self-portraits, figure studies, still lifes, and portraits of his lovers and friends. The show offers a glimpse at the photographer’s formative years and reveals the themes that would inspire him throughout his career.
Robert Mapplethorpe, Unique, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Candida Höfer: Memory and Renewal
The artist comes to Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne. A selection of new dye transfer prints are juxtaposed with recent large-scale colour images of interiors.
Rather than producing didactic works that regulate understanding, Guneriussen creates captivating structures without an obvious, readable form.