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Getty Museum and LACMA to combine for two-venue Mapplethorpe show

Getty Museum and LACMA to combine for two-venue Mapplethorpe show

The major retrospective of Robert Mapplethorpe's work that the J. Paul Getty Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art promised four years ago when they jointly acquired some 2,000 images by the New York City photographer is set to open in 2016 in an exhibition at both museums. The Getty's part will run March 15 to July 31, 2016; the LACMA dates are March 20 to July 31, 2016, the two museums announced Thursday. The co-curators are Paul Martineau of the Getty and LACMA's Britt Salvesen. After it closes in L.A., the show will go on tour to three museums: the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, where it will open Aug. 29, 2016,  the Art Gallery of New South Wales in...

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