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The 45th Anniversary of Earth Day Inspires a Tribute to Robert Rauschenberg’s Lifelong Commitment to Environmental Activism

Apr 4, 2015
The protection of the planet has been central to the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s mission since its founding by the artist in 1990. In 1991, through the sale of an edition and poster designed by Rauschenberg, the foundation raised funds and greater awareness for the Earth Pledge that was announced at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) that same year. The foundation continues to uphold that original pledge “to make the earth a secure and hospitable home for present and future generations.” For the next thirty days, in celebration of the forty-fifth...
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THE CONCLUSION OF RAUSCHENBERG RESIDENCY 11

Apr 4, 2015
During his residency, Tijuana-based artist Marcos Ramirez printed the front page of a different international newspaper each day for thirty-three days and screen-printed imagery that he had photographed around Captiva. Later, he will add text to create a personal journal that is juxtaposed against his worldview. Inspired by Rauschenberg’s legacy of printmaking and collage, Ramirez chose to integrate similar techniques into his work during the residency. Other artists in Residency 11 were also influenced by the ways in which Rauschenberg worked. David Martine and Shawne Major experimented with...
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Meet the Artists: Residency 12 - Rising Waters Confab

Apr 4, 2015
Visit the Artists in Residence page to learn about Residency 12 and Rising Waters Confab .