Ten O'Clock News; Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs
Interview with ICA director David Ross, discussing the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe whose work is controversial for its erotic and gay subject matter. Discussion of his self-portraiture. Discussion of some members of Congress' attempts to censor the rotating exhibit. Ross argues for freedom of speech.
- Ten O'Clock News
Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs
- Series Description
NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.
(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Freedom of speech
- Mapplethorpe, Robert
- Art museums
- Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)
- Art -- Exhibitions
- Boston (Mass.)
- News Report
- Wang, Deborah (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs,” 06/16/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 22, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A293739031984A61969E893AD4520A41.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs.” 06/16/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 22, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A293739031984A61969E893AD4520A41>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A293739031984A61969E893AD4520A41