And so I’m not terrified of changing - in fact I’m terrified of exactly the opposite. If you’re not moving, then you’re heading to rot. — Robert Rauschenberg, from an interview with Barbara Rose, 1987.
Join us for the opening of “Songs for Spirit Lake”, Thursday, May 23, from 6 - 8 PM at the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space!
Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper—Studio N.Y.C., 1958; photograph; gelatin silver print
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
In honor of Jasper Johns’ birthday today.
Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled (locomotive), ca 1952. engravings, tissue paper, fabric, gouache, adhesive and printed paper collage on paper. 7 7/8 x 8 5/8 in.
In the upcoming Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Evening Sale, May 15
Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled [Cy with his artwork, Rauschenberg’s Fulton Street studio (II)], 1954
Happy birthday, Cy Twombly.
Learn more about Twombly’s sculptures: http://www.tate.org.uk/research/publications/tate-papers/some-notes-on-words-and-things-cy-twomblys-sculptural-practice
Willem de Kooning
“I don’t paint to live, I live to paint.” - Willem de Kooning
A leading figure in the Abstract Expressionist movement, famed artist Willem de Kooning was born on this day in 1904 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Robert Rauschenberg, Last Turn - Your Turn (Earth Summit ’92 The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development Print), 1991. Offset lithograph.
For Earth Day today, “…I pledge to make the Earth a secure and hospitable home for present and future generations”
Learn more about Rauschenberg’s environmental activism in the 2008 catalogue Last Turn Your Turn: Robert Rauschenberg & The Environmental Crisis, available online at http://nurturenature.org/RRcatalogue5.pdf
Leslie Sacks Fine Art: New exhibition of rarely seen works at Leslie Sacks Fine Art -
Above: Robert Rauschenberg, Bellini #3, 1998, etching and lithograph, 59 x 37 3/8 inches
Leslie Sacks Fine Art is pleased to present “From the Collection of Leslie Sacks: Rarely Seen Works from the Gallery Archive.” This exhibition is composed of artworks that have been rarely exhibited…