Don't miss The Regional Gala on August 20th

Don't miss The Regional Gala, coming August 20th from 5PM-1AM. Tickets on sale now!

Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400

"What a moment it was.


Twenty-five years ago, the Cincinnati stop of Robert Mapplethorpe's controversial exhibition, 'The Perfect Moment,' triggered a series of events that forever shaped our ideas on art, pornography and freedom of expression.


A Friday and Saturday symposium will spotlight these events, as well as the art and the artist at the center of the debate.


The program – 'Mapplethorpe + 25' – from FotoFocus and the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), which opened the exhibit April 7, 1990, will include an international roster of curators, critics, artists and other professionals."

Original Article: http://www.cincinnati.com/story/entertainment/arts/2015/10/22/25-years-later-mapplethorpe-cincinnati/74384722/

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