Manchester based artist Mishka Henner recently self-published “Less Américains,” a book consisting of altered photographs from Robert Frank’s iconic book “The Americans”. Henner has transformed Frank’s work by erasing parts of the original images, and he cites Rauschenberg’s infamous Erased de Kooning Drawing as an inspiration for the project. →
The Reading Public Museum in Reading, PA recently opened the newest addition to its family of exhibition spaces by installing the Irv and Lois Cohen Gallery of Contemporary Art on the second floor behind the European and American collections. →
A revamped version of Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurant Spago, reopening in September 2012, will feature a large Robert Rauschenberg painting in its main dining area.
D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc. announces New Materials, New Approaches, an exhibition of 1960s-1970s works in plastic by Julian Stanczak, Mon Levinson, and Leroy Lamis. The exhibition of 36 works will be on view from February 9th through April 28th.
Spin.com reminisces on how Robert Rauschenberg helped Talking Heads win their first Grammy in 1984. →
Art Collector Dean Valentine Pays to Settle High-Profile Royalties Lawsuit (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter
In a development that could shake the art world, trend-setting collector Dean Valentine has agreed to pay famed painter Mark Grotjahnto end a lawsuit over enforcement of the California “resale royalty” law. →
Exhibition on view 2/4/2012 - 4/9/2012 at the Kunsthaus Bregenz in Bregenz, Austria and 4/28/2012 - 7/29/2012 at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne
A short interview with the director of Moderna Museet
A performance of John Cage’s compositions on 4/3/2012
“The Tate Modern has just launched “Race Against Time,” a free iPhone game designed by creative firm Somethin’ Else and available now in Apple’s app store. A cheery, cartoony dodging exercise, the game stars a chameleon on a time-traveling quest to stop one Dr. Greyscale in his evil plan of removing all the color from the world.”