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Residents Reception
Rauschenberg residency director Ann Brady introduces foundation board chair Christopher Rauschenberg; guest Mari Rodriguez and visual artist Willie Binnie; guest David Macke, visual artist Jack Pierson, and conceptual artist Mary Ellen Carroll; photographer Laurie Lambrecht, dancer Paul Singh, and dancer Grazia della Terza; Susan Davidson and senior curator David White; visual artist Kim Faler and vocalist/songwriter Somi; writer Emma Eisenberg, composer Zeena Parkins, and choreographer Jennifer Monson; visual artist Dawn DeDeaux; Christopher Rauschenberg providing welcoming remarks; Christopher Rauschenberg, guests, foundation staff, and residency alumni; filmmaker Charles Atlas 

Rauschenberg Residency Reception Hosted at Pace Gallery, New York

Oct 10, 2015
In conjunction with the opening of the exhibition, Robert Rauschenberg: Anagrams, Arcadian Retreats, Anagrams (A Pun) , Pace Gallery in Chelsea hosted a reception and reunion for the Rauschenberg Residency on Friday, October 23, 2015 . In attendance were thirty of the total of 188 artists who have participated in the first three years of the residency, along with their guests and foundation board members and staff. Participants from all but three of the fifteen residencies and five pilots were represented. Board chair Christopher Rauschenberg warmly welcomed the group, and the foundation's...
Rauschenberg Painting in All White
Rauschenberg working on Lilac Role [Anagram (A Pun)] (1997), Captiva Drive studio, Florida, 1997. Photo: George Holzer, courtesy of Saff Tech Arts

Rauschenberg's birthday celebrated with an exhibition of late works at Pace Gallery

Oct 10, 2015
On what would have been Robert Rauschenberg's 90th Birthday, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation is pleased to announce an exhibition of important late work by the artist opening at Pace Gallery. A public reception will be held tonight from 6 to 8 pm at 534 West 25th Street, New York. The exhibition will run from October 23 – December 12, 2015. Entitled Robert Rauschenberg: Anagrams, Arcadian Retreats, Anagrams (A Pun) , the exhibition includes works from three series made during the mid-1990s into the 2000s, where the artist revisited image transfer techniques which he first explored on a...
Sidney Felsen 2. RR Birthday
Sidney Felsen and Rauschenberg at Rauschenberg’s seventieth birthday party, 1995. Photo: Barbara Lazaroff

Celebration of the 50th anniversary of Gemini G.E.L.

Oct 10, 2015
In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Gemini G.E.L., the Los Angeles-based artists’ print workshop where Rauschenberg produced more than two hundred and fifty editions over the course of thirty-five years, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation posted a new, illustrated oral history interview today with Sidney Felsen, Gemini’s cofounder and Rauschenberg’s longtime friend and collaborator. Read the illustrated transcript and listen to an excerpt of the interview on the Rauschenberg Oral History Project page . Gemini’s fiftieth anniversary is also marked by the opening of The Serial Impulse...
Residency 15 Artists

Meet the Artists: Rauschenberg Residency 15

Sep 9, 2015
Visit the Artists in Residence page to learn about the Residency 15 artists.
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Detail of poster for CORE (Congress of Racial Equality), 1965


Sep 9, 2015
In the era of colorblindness…[r]ather than rely on race, we use our criminal justice system to label people of color as “criminals” and then engage in all the practices we supposedly left behind. Today it is perfectly legal to discriminate against criminals in nearly all the ways that it was once legal to discriminate against African Americans. Once you’re labeled a felon, the old forms of discrimination—employment discrimination, housing discrimination, denial of the right to vote, denial of educational opportunity, denial of food stamps and other public benefits, and exclusion from jury...
Rauschenberg Gives a Speech
Rauschenberg and a Tibetan official at the opening ceremony for ROCI TIBET, Revolutionary Exhibition Hall, Lhasa, December 5, 1985. Photo: Thomas Buehler

The ROCI Road to Peace: International Call for Student Artist Submissions

Sep 9, 2015
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Artsy, and Nicole Bray, the 2015 winner of the Robert Rauschenberg Emerging Curator Competition, invite students enrolled at accredited institutions to submit artworks to be considered for inclusion in the inaugural Emerging Curator exhibition. The ROCI Road to Peace: Experiments in the Unfamiliar is inspired by the ethos of the original Rauschenberg Overseas Culture Interchange (ROCI, 1984–91)—to foster understanding and promote peace through art. The exhibition will be held at the Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland from December 5, 2015 – March 6,...
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Artists-in-Residence 2015-2016
Photo: Sage Sohier

Rauschenberg Foundation Announces 2015-16 Residents

Aug 8, 2015
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation (RRF) is pleased to announce the third season of the Rauschenberg Residency in Captiva, Florida. Interdisciplinary in its focus, the Rauschenberg Residency is based on Rauschenberg's formative experience at Black Mountain College, North Carolina, and his belief that art can affect positive social change. Sited on the grounds of Rauschenberg's former home and studio on Captiva Island, the Residency maintains a robust commitment to the preservation of the land—its history and the stewardship of the natural environment. Each year the foundation appoints an...
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Meet the Artists: Rauschenberg Residency 14

Jul 7, 2015
Visit the Artists in Residence page to learn about the Residency 14 artists.