Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition, Aberystwyth 

 While covering a conference at Aberystwyth Arts centre there’s usually a chance to have a quick look at whatever exhibitions are currently there. This weekend that meant seeing the excellent photographs of Robert Mapplethorpe.

It’s part of the Tate’s Artist Rooms on Tour project which you can find out about here. It’s on at Aberystwyth till November 7th and well worth a visit.

All the Mapplethorpe pictures are striking and often, um, saucy. But I was most interested in the images of Patti Smith, including that from the ‘Horses’ session, particularly because I’ll be seeing her perform that album next weekend.


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