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Rauschenberg at Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, 1969. Photo: Sidney B. Felsen © 1969; Rauschenberg's Collection, 1954.

Foundation Announces Pioneering Fair Use Image Policy

Feb 2, 2016
We are pleased to announce a new Fair Use policy- the first to be adopted by an artist-endowed foundation–that will make images of Rauschenberg's artwork more accessible to museums, scholars, artists, and the public. This new policy comes at an important moment for image rights, as more institutions are providing free and open access to their archives and digitized collections. Prior to 2015, the Rauschenberg Foundation, like many artist foundations and estates, safeguarded the use of images through licensing agents. Over time, the Foundation observed that the fear of violating copyright...
Residency 18 Headshots

Meet the Artists: Rauschenberg Residency 18

Feb 2, 2016
Visit the Artists in Residence page to learn more about the Residency 18 artists.
Feb Eblast Feature
From left to right: Bill Arning (Photo: Eric Hester), Victoria Camblin (Photo: Jill Frank), Lynn Crawford, Kevin Killian (Photo: Christopher Felver), and Cameron Shaw (Photo: Andres Gonzalez)  

Foundation Partners with Art in America to Launch Pilot Writing Fellowship

Feb 2, 2016
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, in partnership with Art in America , has launched a pilot writing fellowship to support arts and culture writing in regions of the country that are often underrepresented in the media. The goal of the fellowship program is to foster new discourse about arts and culture that reflects the diversity of the nation, and increase awareness of culturally rich enclaves often not identified as art centers. For the inaugural group of fellows, five writers of diverse backgrounds were selected based on their demonstrated commitment to their cities and dedication to...
Robert with 1/4 Mile
Rauschenberg working on The 1/4 Mile or 2 Furlong Piece (1981–98) in his Laika Lane studio, Captiva, Florida, ca. 1983. Photo: Attributed to Terry Van Brunt

Rauschenberg in China: The 1/4 Mile or 2 Furlong Piece to travel nearly 7000 miles to be exhibited in Beijing, June 2016

Feb 2, 2016
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation is delighted to announce that the artist's The 1/4 Mile or 2 Furlong Piece (1981–98) will be shown at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing from June 12–August 21, 2016. Comprised of approximately 190 parts and stretching over 1,500 feet, this work has been described as a self-contained retrospective, referring to significant developments throughout Rauschenberg's career. While it will be the first time this monumental artwork has been seen in Asia, it is thirty years since Rauschenberg’s ROCI CHINA was presented at the National Art Gallery,...