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Fragile Beauty Poppy exhibition poster


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One of two official posters created exclusively to accompany the Fragile Beauty exhibition, this design features Robert Mapplethorpe’s exquisite photograph of a poppy.




Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989)

Dye Transfer Print

New York, 1988

© Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission.


76.2cm x 50.8cm


Digitally printed on 170gsm paper

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About the exhibition
A red poppy set against a black background decorates the cover of the exhibition book

Fragile Beauty

Photographs from the Sir Elton John and David Furnish collection

An unparalleled selection of the world's leading photographers, telling the story of modern and contemporary photography. Discover iconic images across subjects such as fashion, celebrity, reportage and the male body.

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