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Robert Rauschenberg

The 'Financial Times' Said What...?!

Simon Watson | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

I was dumfounded to read Ariella Budick's comically misguided Financial Times review of the MoMA's Lygia Clark show, calling it, "a curiously hermetic affair." Dismissal of the unknown is not what one hopes to find in an art writer.

Artists' Assistants and the IRS

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.27.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Not a trick question: Are artists' 'employees,' or are they 'independent contractors?' There are reasons why artists may want them to be a little bit of both. Many employers, including artists, prefer to forgo the paperwork and payment of employee taxes.

Battle Over Robert Rauschenberg's $600 Million Estate Continues

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

CAPTIVA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Before he died in 2008, pop artist Robert Rauschenberg asked three of his closest friends to oversee his $600 million es...

Hidden in Plain Sight: Great Art in Downtown LA

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

If you were standing in front of this sculpture in a museum, you wouldn't dare touch it. But here, on the terrace, people comfortably rest their behinds on this great work of art, which is probably exactly how Rauschenberg wanted it to be.

Auction: Warhol, Lichtenstein Prints

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Thirty-six silkscreen prints developed during Pop Art's seminal moments of creation are now at auction online. Among them are Roy Lichtenstein's fir...

Gentileza Gera Gentileza: Summer Moments

Simon Watson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

I've just returned to New York from a ten-week stay in Brazil, where I found the cultural scene energized by a whirlwind of gallery openings, art fairs and special exhibitions. Lingering in my memory are several moments that together afford, I think, a nice mosaic view of Brazil right now.

Quality and Luxury at Art Southampton

MutualArt | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

New fair Art Southampton will return for its sophomore run this week, kicking off on July 25th and running until the 29th.

The 10 Most Popular Works From Frieze Week NY

Marina Cashdan | Posted 07.16.2013 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

From the 600+ works from Frieze, NADA, and PULSE in Artsy's Frieze Week feature, these ten rose to the top of users' favorites.

LOOK: Taking Still Life To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts

From Jan Brueghel the Elder to pop king Andy Warhol, the tradition of still lifes has been an essential part of art history. But for as long as the pr...

Artists for Artists

Agnes Gund | Posted 06.02.2013 | New York
Agnes Gund

Fifty years. Nine hundred artists. Two thousand grants. At its most succinct, this is the story of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA), the unique and timeless organization established by Jasper Johns and John Cage in 1963.

Dave Matthews Is Doing What? With Whom?

Malcolm Harris | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

When I received a last-minute invitation to attend an intimate discussion with Dave Matthews and Beezy Bailey on their new collaborative exhibition at the Robert Miller Gallery, instead of sending in a RSVP, I responded, "You had me at Dave Matthews."

Is MoMA Putting Artists Back in the Closet?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts

By Mark Joseph Stern The Museum of Modern Art currently has on display a wonderful, compact installation titled simply “Johns and Rauschenberg....

Contested Artwork Gets Donated To MoMA

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.28.2012 | Arts

Describing a work of art as "priceless" tends to be an exaltation collectors like to hear. That is, unless the art is literally valueless, like in the...

$150,000 Grant Supports Late Artist's Last Project

Posted 11.16.2012 | Detroit

Before Mike Kelley tragically died in January, the artist was preparing for the last stage of his "Mobile Homestead" project, a cross between an insta...

Norman Lear and Robert Rauschenberg

Anna McCarthy | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
Anna McCarthy

Although much of his career is defined by television comedy, Norman Lear does not come off as a jokester. He is a careful listener, and when he speaks he uses precise gestures that complement his complete-sentence style of talking.

Happy Birthday, Robert Rauschenberg!

Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American painter and pop art precursor Robert Rauschenberg. The artist, known for his tendency to incorporate found objects a...

A Visit to the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

Robert Rauschenberg was one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. He became famous for his Combines, works in which he used everyday...

The 'Big Break' and an Artist Who Knew How to Use It

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.08.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

When a big break comes in an artist's career, will that person realize it, or know how to take advantage of it?

Jim Dine's Pop Art Pinocchio

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

Pinocchio tells the story of a wooden puppet who turns into a living boy. Jim Dine, an influential pop artist who has been actively working for over 5...

When Billboards Are Ripped

Jan Herman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Arts
Jan Herman

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Rauschenberg's Treasures

Alexander Adler | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Alexander Adler

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Paradise Found: This Artweek.LA (October 31 - November 6, 2011)

Bill Bush | Posted 01.01.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Behind the Scenes at the Museum of Contemporary Art (Video)

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.05.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

While we walk the corridors of the museum and throughout the superb exhibit Pandora's Box, Mr. Darling talks about the importance of the museum creating a safe space to ask questions, and ways we can all relate to art.

Proof Is in the Print: This Artweek.LA (Sept 26 - October 2)

Bill Bush | Posted 11.27.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Emergency Relief Funds Help Artists in Dire Need

Daniel Grant | Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

A high percentage of artists and craftspeople have no health or studio insurance, creating a small margin for any type of sickness or accident that may occur.