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Artist Relief

Apr 4, 2020
To help artists affected by COVID-19, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation has joined forces with our community as a funding partner for the Artist Relief , a new national, multidisciplinary initiative offering immediate individual grants of $5,000, as well as resources to alleviate the effects of the pandemic. Launching with over $10 million in contributions, the fund is orchestrated by a coalition of national arts grantmakers consisting of the Academy of American Poets, Artadia, Creative Capital, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, MAP Fund, National YoungArts Foundation, and United States...
rauschenberg at home
Rauschenberg at home, with his dog Laika, working on a transfer drawing, Lafayette Street, New York, 1968. Photo: Shunk-Kender © J. Paul Getty Trust

Rauschenberg From Home

Mar 3, 2020
Ranging from oral histories to focused artwork studies to digitized archives, the Rauschenberg Foundation has a multitude of resources on its website available for free. Our favorites are listed below or explore our site to find your own. Robert Rauschenberg Oral History Project : Downloadable transcripts for over 50 interviews, as told by the artist’s family, friends, and many collaborators, conducted from 2014 – 2018. Art in Context : Individual artworks by Rauschenberg are examined within the scope of the artist’s work and life and within a broader art-historical and historical context...
Image citation: Robert Rauschenberg in front of his Vydock series photographed in his Laika Lane studio, Captiva, Florida, 1995. Photo: Ed Chappell. (c) Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.
Robert Rauschenberg in front of his Vydock series photographed in his Laika Lane studio, Captiva, Florida, 1995. Photo: Ed Chappell.

Rauschenberg Emergency Grants

Mar 3, 2020
New York, NY – The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has partnered with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to administer a new medical emergency grant program called Rauschenberg Emergency Grants . This marks the first phase of a program that will be in the tradition of Change, Inc., a non-profit foundation established in 1970 by Robert Rauschenberg to assist professional artists of all disciplines in need. Beginning in May 2020, the program will provide visual and media artists and choreographers with one-time grants of up to $5,000 for medical emergencies. “We are delighted to be...
Robert Rauschenberg  Pneumonia Lisa (Japanese Recreational Claywork), 1982  Transfer on high-fired Japanese art ceramic  32 1/4 x 86 5/8 x 2 1/4 inches (81.9 x 220 x 5.8 cm)  Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
Robert Rauschenberg Pneumonia Lisa (Japanese Recreational Claywork), 1982 - Detail Transfer on high-fired Japanese art ceramic 32 1/4 x 86 5/8 x 2 1/4 inches (81.9 x 220 x 5.8 cm) Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

Fair Use - Amicus Brief

Mar 3, 2020
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation has filed an amicus brief in connection with Goldsmith v. The Andy Warhol Foundation - an important Second Circuit case about copyright’s fair-use doctrine. The Foundation submitted the amicus brief to propose a framework for understanding fair use that would maintain the proper balance between free expression and the protection of an artist’s creative work, and to provide a roadmap for how courts should determine whether a secondary work is “transformative” of the first. The Foundation argues that courts should undertake a two-step inquiry: First, the court...
2020 Archives Research Residents

2020 Archives Research Residency Recipients

Feb 2, 2020
The Rauschenberg Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2020 Rauschenberg Foundation Archives Research Residency, a program for individuals interested in researching in the Rauschenberg Foundation Archives in New York City. Learn more about this year's residents, their upcoming research projects , and the Archives Research Residency program .
Residency 44 headshots of artists in residence

MEET THE ARTISTS: RAUSCHENBERG RESIDENCY 44

Feb 2, 2020
Visit the Artists-in-Residence page to learn more about this group of artists.
Primary Mobiloid Glut, 1988, from the series Gluts
Primary Mobiloid Glut, 1988, from the series Gluts

Robert Rauschenberg: Five Decades from the Whitney’s Collection at the Norton Museum of Art, February 21 – June 28, 2020

Jan 1, 2020
Presenting a concise survey of the radical work of Robert Rauschenberg, this exhibition traces the arc of the artist’s career, from the 1950s to the 1990s, through his pioneering use of media and imagery from popular culture. Rauschenberg manipulated everyday objects in his Combines and subsequently created hybrid works that combined painting, sculpture, collage, photography, and printmaking. The Norton is pleased to present key examples from five decades of his career, exemplifying his unconventional approach to materials and the creative process, one that has profoundly influenced younger...
Residency 43 headshots of artists in residence

MEET THE ARTISTS: RAUSCHENBERG RESIDENCY 43

Jan 1, 2020
Visit the Artists-in-Residence page to learn more about this group of artists.

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