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Rauschenberg and Friend in Gallery
Photo: Gianfranco Gorgoni

Robert Rauschenberg Emerging Curator: VOTE NOW

Nov 11, 2014
VOTE NOW for your favorite exhibition proposal! Follow @Artsy on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Google+ and like/share/comment on posts to vote. You can also share your favorite proposal on social media with #EmergingCurator . Finalists' posts are now featured on artsy.net/emergingcurator . The Finalists Paisid Aramphongphan, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Nicole Bray, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York Grant Johnson, University of Southern California, Los Angeles Nefertari Juarez Aguilar, Centro de Cultura Casa Lamm, Mexico Cit y In collaboration with curators from the...
Robert Rauschenberg Map Print
Photo: © The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Courtesy Art + Commerce

Philanthropy in Action

Nov 11, 2014
New Grant Program, Calls for Proposals Addressing Climate Change The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced today the creation of the Climate Change Solutions Fund to support cross-disciplinary responses to global warming, issuing an open call for grant proposals from organizations whose work matches the Fund’s objectives. The Climate Change Solutions Fund pushes back against the “doom and gloom” narrative that emphasizes impending disaster or frames the scale of the problem as insurmountable. Instead the new grant program seeks projects that facilitate new, sustainable ways of being and...
Meet the Artists - Residency
Photos: Sage Sohier

Meet the Artists: Rauschenberg Residency 9

Nov 11, 2014
On November 17, 2014, Rauschenberg Residency 9 begins. Ten artists, including musicians, visual artists, and writers from across the United States and Canada will arrive to work, share meals, play, commune, and collaborate at the residency that provides them with the time, space, and resources to explore new possibilities. “I may be asking volunteers to help me collect drift items from local beaches,” explained Douglas Coupland. A writer who has published fourteen novels and several nonfiction works, Doug is also a visual artist. It will be his visual practice that he intends to focus on...
Rauschenberg returning to his studio after a junkyard trip. Captiva, Florida, 1982

Philanthropy in Action

Oct 10, 2014
For nearly forty years, Robert Rauschenberg maintained a home and studio in Captiva, Florida. More recently, the foundation has sustained a commitment to the region by converting those facilities into a dynamic artist residency program, as well as by making a number of grants to area non-profit organizations. In fact, since 2012 the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation has invested approximately $3.2 million into the local economy of Southwest Florida (not including grants). It is in this spirit that the foundation recently announced a partnership with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation to...
Aqua Fanfare (Urban Bourbon), 1993, acrylic on copper and mirrored aluminum, 72 13/16 x 48 13/16 inches (184.9 x 124 cm). 

Robert Rauschenberg: Works on Metal

Oct 10, 2014
Gagosian Gallery 456 North Camden Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210 November 1–December 13, 2014 I like seeing people using materials that one’s not accustomed to seeing in art. That has a particular value. New materials have fresh associations, physical properties and qualities that have built into them the possibility of forcing you or helping you do something else. —Robert Rauschenberg In collaboration with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Gagosian Beverly Hills is pleased to announce an exhibition of Robert Rauschenberg’s works on metal of the 1980s and 1990s. This will be the first major...
Robert Rauschenberg white paper artwork
Untitled (Tablet Series), 1974, Embossed paper, and cardboard, 31 1/4 x 22 3/8 inches (79.4 x 56.8 cm)

Robert Rauschenberg: A Visual Lexicon

Oct 10, 2014
Castelli Gallery 18 E 77th Street New York October 9–December 20, 2014 Castelli Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Robert Rauschenberg. A Visual Lexicon. The exhibition includes work that spans the entire career of the artist, dating from 1959 to 2008 and realized in a variety of media. When viewed individually the works appear to be very different from each other; however, in reality they share a visual language unique to the work of Robert Rauschenberg. Rauschenberg adopted, and gradually allowed to reappear, many photographic sources for his work; Rosalind Krauss in 1997...
Rauschenberg and Walter Hopps 1976
Rauschenberg and Walter Hopps discussing *Minutiae*(1954) during the installation of the retrospective exhibition *Robert Rauschenberg*, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1976.  Photo: Gianfranco Gorgoni

Emerging Curator Competition Launches Today

Sep 9, 2014
The foundation, in partnership with Artsy, is hosting a competition for undergraduate and graduate students worldwide. Win the opportunity to mount a Rauschenberg exhibition at your campus. The competition intends to foster a new generation of curators by providing online access to digital resources and collections, as well as to explore new curatorial perspectives, scholarship, and dialogues on art. The competition launches today, September 22, 2014, and closes October 20, 2014. Please visit Artsy.net for full guidelines to participate, and visit the Artist section of our website to begin...
Design is a Process of Intentional Dreaming
Designer Una Lee presents at the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Allied Media Conference. Photo: Ara Hawrani

Philanthropy in Action

Sep 9, 2014
Today, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced the launch of an open call for proposals for artists whose work intersects with activism. Up to $100,000 in project support and up to $10,000 in travel and research grants will be provided to artists and collectives working to address pressing challenges facing societies in the U.S. and beyond. The term artist has been broadly defined to include artists of all disciplines, architects, cultural workers, designers, master craftsmen, musicians, performers, photographers, storytellers, cultural organizers, etc. To read the press release click...

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