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
To stand up in the world of fashion photography takes hard work, skill and endless amounts of creativity. Pedro Janeiro is a rising-star in this genre.
Next Generation 2017: Archival Narratives
Raquel Carrolopez looks towards themes of isolation, individualism and society, blending archival photographs and personal objects.