Robert Mapplethorpe(1946-1989), Photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 7 portraits
New York-born photographer; trained as a sculptor, exhibited from 1976; master of the portrait, still-life, nude and homo-erotic photograph; NPG retrospective: Mapplethorpe Portraits 1975-87 (1988)
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.