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Cover Page, Stoned Moon Book, 1970 Collage of photographs, watercolor, press type, acetate, graphite, and colored pencil on illustration board
Cover Page, Stoned Moon Book, 1970 Collage of photographs, watercolor, press type, acetate, graphite, and colored pencil on illustration board 16 in x 20 1/8 in © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

Press Release issued by Craig F. Starr Gallery for Robert Rauschenberg: Stoned Moon 1969–70, opening May 30, 2019

May 5, 2019
NEW YORK – In honor of the 50th anniversary of the historic July 20, 1969 moon landing, Craig F. Starr Gallery will present Robert Rauschenberg: Stoned Moon 1969-70 . Twenty drawings and two prints by Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) will be on view May 30 through July 26. A fully illustrated catalogue is in production and will be available in late July. The publication will feature the unpublished, rough draft essay Michael Crichton (1942-2008) wrote on Rauschenberg’s Stoned Moon projects. At NASA’s invitation, Rauschenberg traveled to Cape Canaveral in July 1969 to witness the launch of...

Robert Rauschenberg: Borealis, 1988–92 at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg

Apr 4, 2019
In collaboration with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Salzburg is pleased to announce an exhibition dedicated to Robert Rauschenberg’s Borealis series. Made between 1988 and 1992 in Captiva, Florida, the Borealis are considered to be one of Rauschenberg’s most experimental and innovative series. In these works, Rauschenberg characteristically silk-screened photographs taken during his ROCI tour (Rauschenberg Overseas Culture Interchange, 1984–91) onto brass, copper and bronze plates, adding tarnishing agents which would produce chemical reactions on the surface and...
Robert Rauschenberg Sorting through the photography archives at the Miami Herald
Rauschenberg at the Miami Herald, looking through photography archives for source material for Cover for Tropic, The Miami Herald (1979), published in an edition of 600,000, December 1979. Photo: Attributed to John Doman.

Archives Research Residency Open Call

Sep 9, 2018
Today we announce the open call for the second Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives Research Residency (formerly Travel Fund), a program that provides partial support for costs related to travel and living expenses that scholars may incur in order to do research at the Rauschenberg Foundation and its Archives located in Manhattan, New York. The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives, consisting of Robert Rauschenberg’s personal papers and the records from his Florida and New York studios, is the most comprehensive body of information on the artist’s life and career. The 2019 Rauschenberg...
Robert Rauschenberg Sorting through the photography archives at the Miami Herald
Rauschenberg at the Miami Herald, looking through photography archives for source material for Cover for Tropic, The Miami Herald (1979), published in an edition of 600,000 in Miami, December 1979. Photo: Attributed to John Doman

Foundation Announces Open Call for New Archives Research Travel Fund

Dec 12, 2017
We are excited to announce the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives Research Travel Fund , a new opportunity for researchers and scholars interested in visiting the Rauschenberg Foundation and its Archives in New York City. The Fund will provide partial support for incurred costs related to travel expenses related to the visit. The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives, consisting of Robert Rauschenberg’s personal papers and the records from his Florida and New York studios, is the most comprehensive body of information on the artist’s life and career. The Archives Research Travel Fund...
Kathy Halbreich

Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Appoints Kathy Halbreich as Executive Director

Sep 9, 2017
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced today the appointment of Kathy Halbreich as Executive Director. Read the New York Times coverage of this announcement here . Official press release: Halbreich, who currently serves as Associate Director of The Museum of Modern Art, is a visionary in keeping with Robert Rauschenberg’s spirit. She brings to the Foundation more than 30 years of experience leading cultural institutions, a fundamental belief in the power of artists to catalyze social change, and a deep commitment to the role artist foundations can play in expanding opportunities for...
2017 Artist as Activist Fellows

2017 Artist as Activist Fellows Announced

Jul 7, 2017
Today we announced the recipients of our 2017 Artist as Activist fellowship , a two-year grant designed to support the growing body of accomplished independent artists and artist collectives who are applying their creative practices to address critical social challenges. This year’s cohort features artists who are leveraging multimedia, performance, and cultural organizing to draw specific attention to the ways in which the prison-industrial complex disproportionately affects generations of immigrants and people of color in the United States. Using various artistic strategies, the 2017...
Residency 26 Artists

Meet the Artists: Rauschenberg Residency 26

Jun 6, 2017
Visit the Artists-in-Residence page to learn more about this group of artists.
Refugee Resilience
2016 Artist as Activist Fellow Favianna Rodriguez 

Foundation Announces Open Call to Address Mass Incarceration For Second Consecutive Year

Sep 9, 2016
Today we announce the open call for the Artist as Activist Fellowship . We invite creative professionals who use their practice to address the intersecting issues of racial justice and mass incarceration to seek up to $100,000 in support. Deadline to apply is December 7, 2016 . 2015 was a remarkable year for Criminal Justice reform. From extensive media coverage to the passage of a national bill that limits mandatory sentences for nonviolent offenders, advocates who have worked tirelessly to end mass incarceration saw reform at the forefront of national conversation, illuminating the...

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