“Warhol & Mapplethorpe: Guise & Dolls”—the first major exhibition to pair the work of renowned artists Andy Warhol and Robert Mapplethorpe—opens Oct. 17, 2015, and runs through Jan. 24, 2016, at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn. “Guise & Dolls” will showcase approximately 100 paintings, photographs, Polaroids, prints, videos and pieces of ephemera. Patricia Hickson, Emily Hall Tremaine Curator of Contemporary Art, is organizing the exhibition. Focusing on New York in the 1970s and early 80s, “Guise & Dolls” will explore the vibrant and tumultuous era of change through the work of Warhol and Mapplethorpe, both of whose work in portraiture and self-portraiture evoke particular disguises, characters and ambiguous

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