28 November 2018

Robert Rauschenberg Light-Hearted Works With Serious Meaning – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Robert Rauschenberg show Spreads: 1975-83 just opened at Thaddaeus Ropac here in London comes complete with a museum-worthy hardcover catalogue, and is indeed, though this is a commercial space, the kind of exhibition that any museum specialising in contemporary art might be proud to put on.

12 February 2017

The Religious Impulses Of Robert Rauschenberg By Revd Jonathan Evens

One of the most interesting books of art history published in 2016 was Modern Art and the Life of a Culture: The Religious Impulses of Modernism by American academics Jonathan A. Anderson and William A. Dyrness. This book is of interest because it explores the religious (particularly Christian) influences and impulses running through modern art.

6 December 2016

Proto-Pop Artist Robert Rauschenberg Celebrated In New Tate Modern Retrospective

The Art of Proto-Pop artist Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008), is celebrated in a new retrospective exhibition organised in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

15 September 2014


Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Creates Grants To Support Activist Artists

The Rauschenberg Foundation has recently made the news when a Florida judge ruled in favour of three of the organisation’s trustees, resolving a long-running legal dispute, and awarding them $24.6 million. Although the artist’s son, Christopher Rauschenberg, who runs the Rauschenberg Foundation, has announced plans to appeal the decision. Yet this has not deterred the […]

14 February 2014


Robert Rauschenberg Paintings To Be Auctioned By Paul Taylor Dance Company

A selection of important early painted assemblanges by Robert Rauschenberg are to be sold to benefit the future and legacy of the Paul Taylor Dance Company. The four works stand as a monument to the spectacular artistic collaboration and friendship between the legendary dancer and choreographer, Paul Taylor, and Robert Rauschenberg – two towering cultural […]

17 January 2013


First Robert Rauschenberg Jammers Exhibition For Gagosian In February

London – Robert Rauschenberg, who died four years ago after a career as big-spirited and optimistic as any great postwar artist, is featured in the first exhibition in the UK of his Jammers series, which will go on show at Gagosian in London from 16 February – 28 March 2013.In 1975, Robert Rauschenberg worked for […]

22 March 2012


China Gets Post-War American Art At Gagosian Hong Kong

John Chamberlain, Robert Rauschenberg, and Cy Twombly go to China Gagosian Gallery Hong Kong is presenting an exhibition of sculpture by game-changers of post-war American art John Chamberlain, Robert Rauschenberg, and Cy Twombly, as well as new work by the irrepressible Austrian sculptor Franz West. Each of these artists, in ways befitting their respective contexts, […]

24 February 2012


Wrongly Taxed Millions For Worthless Rauschenberg Artwork

Robert Rauschenberg’s famous artwork ‘Canyon’ is the centre or legal skirmish thanks to its rather unusual component – a stuffed bald eagle The controversy began when Christie’s and other outlets deemed that the presence of the bird made the artwork impossible to sell: two federal laws bar possessing or trafficking in bald eagles, dead or alive. […]

1 October 2011


Artist As Jeweler Picasso to Koons

New Exhibition explores the blur zone between fine art and Jewelry making A new exhibition exploring the relationship between key artists and jewelry is currently being mounted at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Max Ernst, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Jeff Koons and Anish Kapoor are some of […]

18 February 2011


Phillips de Pury Contemporary Sale Results

      Phillips de Pury in London completed the successful week of contemporary evening sales in their New York style Howick Place premises in Victoria with 29 selective lots achieving £5,409,200 ($8,725,040). 24 of the lots found buyers the highpoint being Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Overrun” (1985) which sold for for £1,127,650 ($1,815,517) Robert Rauschenberg’s multi-layered […]