Nice little website that The Wadsworth Atheneum put together for this exhibition. Content below is from the site, which you can visit by clicking HERE.
"The pioneering artist, musician, and
poet, Patti Smith has made her mark on the American cultural landscape
throughout her 40-year career, from her earliest explorations of
artistic expression with friend and vanguard photographer Robert
Mapplethorpe in the 1960s and 70s to her profound influence on the
nascent punk rock scene in the late 1970s and 80s. Patti Smith: Camera Solo will
be the first museum exhibition of her photography in the United States.
The exhibition will include seventy photographs, one multi-media
installation and one video work. Also on view will be a number of
objects depicted in the photographs along with a selection of original