22 April, 2017 14:00 - 23 April, 2017 16:00

From Saturday 22 April the Kunsthal Rotterdam will present a large-scale retrospective of the life and work of Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989), one of the most influential artists and photographers of the 20th century. During the opening weekend of ‘Robert Mapplethorpe, a perfectionist’ there are special tours of the exhibition.

Saturday 22 april

 14.00 - 14.45h 

 Britt Salvesen, curator Los Angeles County Museum of Arts (LACMA)  

 English tour                                    
 15.00 - 15.45h

 Charlotte van Lingen, senior curator Kunsthal Rotterdam

 Dutch tour

Sunday 23 april

 14.00 - 14.45h   Michael Stout, friend of Robert Mapplethorpe and President of The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation    English tour                           
 15.00 - 15.45h  Ben van der Sluijs, lector Philosophy of culture Codarts  Dutch tour

Please register by sending an email to reserveren@kunsthal.nl mentioning the time and date of the tour you would like to attend. 
The tour is free of charge upon display of a valid Kunsthal admission ticket (and with your booking confirmation for the special tour). The Museumkaart and Rotterdampas are also valid. 


Kunsthal friends are first in line! Friends will be given priority for the special tours of Robert Mapplethorpe. Become a Kunsthal Friend and receive a 10% discount on the catalogue ‘Robert Mapplethorpe. The Photographs’.  



Robert Mapplethorpe, Self-Portrait (1975)

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