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- Robert Mapplethorpe' s Photographs. Corbett, William // AGNI;1991, Issue 33, p253
An essay is presented which explores the author's views on the sexually controversial and explicit photographs of the late American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. He considers the artist not to be the last and certainly not the first to make art that inflamed American sensibilities. He also...
- SHORT TAKES. // Time;5/29/2000, Vol. 155 Issue 22, p82
Offers entertainment news briefs in the United States for May 29, 2000. Television presentation of `Dirty Pictures' motion picture about the 1990 Robert Mapplethorpe exhibit and obscenity case; `Ron Brown: An Uncommon Life,' a book by Steven A. Holmes.
- 1995 SYDNEY GAY & LESBIAN MARDI GRAS. Schubert, Robert // Art & Text;May95, Issue 51, p67
This article highlights the 1995 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in New South Wales from February 3-March 4. The festival's cultural and economic strengths are reflected by its capacity to attract prestigious cultural thinkers such as Douglas Crimp, Edmund...
- How Catholic-bashing became respectable. McDonagh, Melanie // New Statesman;12/10/2007, Vol. 136 Issue 4874, p26
In this article the author discusses the depiction of the Roman Catholic Church as portrayed in popular culture, particularly in the 2007 motion pictures "The Golden Compass" and "Elizabeth." She examines the notion put forward by conservative thinker Peter Viereck that anti-Catholicism is a...
- The Bad News and the Good News. GROESCHEL, BENEDICT // Priest;Sep2010, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p65
The author believes that media's relentless attack on the Catholic Church is ignored by most Catholics. He cites Sam Miller, a prominent member of the Cleveland Jewish community, and Philip Jenkins, a well-known writer about the sociology of religions, who have surfaced as unexpected defenders...
- Violence In Religious and Sexual Imagery. Payne, Pat // Conscience: The News Journal of Catholic Opinion;Spring2003, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p34
Reflects on the controversy raised by the author's show "A Look At Violence In Religious And Sexual Imagery." Overlays of violent, sexual, and religious images; Artwork as a method of understanding spirituality, sexuality, veneration, arousal, objectification, and other concepts; Uproar over the...
- Getting graphic. Larson, K. // New York;8/15/88, Vol. 21 Issue 31, p66
Examines the work of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Many of his pictures are sexually charged and shocking, and he has caught the spirit of the times with uncanny accuracy and crushing honesty.
- The Whitney and Mapplethorpe's will. Walls, Jeannette; Gelman, Jan // New York;5/17/93, Vol. 26 Issue 20, p9
Speculates why, when the Whitney Museum mounted a major show of Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs in 1988, the late artist's foundation has given less than $50,000 to the museum. The Guggenheim received $5 million from the foundation and is naming a gallery after the photographer. Blame...
- The battle of Cincinnati. Anderson, H.; Lewis, S.D. // Newsweek;4/16/1990, Vol. 115 Issue 16, p27
Discusses the protests last weekend at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, over Robert Mapplethorpe's controversial `The Perfect Moment' exhibition. Account of the scene; Comments from the Center.