Robert Rauschenberg

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Book Club

Art, enlightenment and plenty of sex: life according to John Giorno

Some takeaways from the late US artist and poet’s new memoir Great Demon Kings

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Art market

Rabbit hops to a record $91m at Christie's as Jeff Koons once again becomes the world's most expensive living artist

Post-war and contemporary sale in New York also produced a big sale for Robert Rauschenberg and new records for Louise Bourgeois and Jonas Wood

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Baltimore museum sells blue-chip art to buy works by minority artists

Five works made around $18m (with fees) at auctions at Sotheby’s New York on 19 May, and two were bought for undisclosed sums in private sales

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In the frame

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When Robert Rauschenberg erased a drawing by Willem de Kooning in 1953, he was investigating the possibilities of what art could be—not just additive creation, but also conscious erasure

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Art market

Artists would do well to invest in their own work, study says

New research suggests that artists may be better off retaining equity in their own work than investing in the stock market

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Rauschenberg draws the crowds

The artist's "fast entertainment for people in stress" is for sale at Art Basel in Miami Beach

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Kathy Halbreich to lead Rauschenberg Foundation

The current associate director of MoMA plans to put her relationships with artists "to very good use"

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The hell of modern media: on Robert Rauschenberg's Dante series

A new book on the drawings synthesises a range of information, but leaves certain questions unanswered

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Exhibitions

Rauschenberg's dance and performance related work front and centre of new survey exhibition at Tate Modern

Coming in hot from its stint in the States

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Ruschenberg Foundation

Rauschenberg inspires tomorrow’s curators

The Rauschenberg Foundation competition is now open

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Rauschenberg’s collection gets New York outing at Sperone Westwater

“Radio Waves: New York ‘Nouveau Réalisme’ and Rauschenberg” provides a snapshot of the 1960s art scene

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Taxman swoops on Rauschenberg’s “$65m eagle”

Canyon, 1959

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Rauschenberg’s foundation could outspend Warhol’s

The artist’s foundation reveals its intention to become one of the largest grant-making organisations in the country

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Art Basel

"A new kind of freedom in looking": Remembering the birth of Art Basel on its fortieth anniversary

Artists, buyers, sellers, organisers, critics and restaurateurs have recorded their memories of Art Basel’s first four decades

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Tomlin says ta-ta to Rauschenberg

The long time friend and collector of Rauschenberg has seven up for sale

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Late Rauschenbergs emerge from artist’s estate

Several sculptures premiered at Art Basel

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Interview with Robert Rauschenberg: Commemorating the artist

We reprint extracts from an interview with one of the most important artists of the post-war era

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Rauschenberg gallery to continue lawsuit after artist’s death

Case seeks to punish defendant for selling works found in trash

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Rauschenberg sues artist for selling his trash

Robert Francis Montgomery's dumpster diving has landed him in litigation

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Commissions

Fontainebleau Hotel commissions major artists to become a true 'art hotel'

The Fontainebleau will show works by Turrell, Ai Weiwei and Rauschenberg

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Obrist, Rosenquist and more pay tribute to Robert Rauschenberg

The opening Bulgari Conversation spoke fondly of the artist who was welcomed with spontaneous applause

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Exhibitions

News from New York: Marathon sailing and cycling, while Marina Abramovic bares all

The Yugoslavian artist draws the crowds at the Guggenheim with her racy restaging of iconic performance art

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Pinault sells Rauschenberg to MoMA for $30 million

French billionaire has recently sold works by Rothko, Warhol and Mondrian

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Retrospective

Retrospectives boost Flavin but damaged Rauschenberg in 1998

As Flavin’s survey continues its US run, recent record prices for the artist show how exhibitions affect the market

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Robert Rauschenberg's evolution examined in new show at Fondation Dina Vierny-Musée Maillol

Compare and contrast the last decade of the master's oeuvre

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What's On: Robert Rauschenberg's Short stories at the Waddington Galleries

Viewers are encouraged to bring their own meaning to these mysterious images

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Leo Castelli

I, dealer in heroes: Obituary for Leo Castelli

In memory of the man behind Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella, Cy Twombly, James Rosenquist and Roy Lichtenstein

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Rauschenberg posts bail for his works

The artist has reached a settlement to allow his works to continue touring after being sued by an art consultant

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Rauschenbergs confiscated from exhibition

Police take works of art off the walls to recover $5.5 million debt

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September 1997

Robert Rauschenberg: 'Business sure screwed up the art world universally'

On the occasion of his Guggenheim retrospective, the artist talks about his globe-trotting approach to “the adventure of art”

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What's on in Switzerland: The anxieties of Dieter Roth and the expressiveness of Rolf Iseli

Also showing are Rauschenberg, Richard Long and Ryman

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Art market

News from New York: All is flux

Ex-Sotheby’s David Nash opens as dealer, Paula Cooper relaunches, and Rauschenberg flirts with PaceWildenstein

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What's on in Paris: New Rauschenbergs at Daniel Templon and mysteries abound at Jorge Alyskewic

Meanwhile, Bertrand's return to drawing is on display at Samia Saouma

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The infancy of Pop Art on show at the LA Museum of Contemporary Art

Exploring the early works of Johns, Rauschenberg, Warhol and the young masters of Pop

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Salvaging 1950s Rauschenberg: The artist's early work goes on show in San Fransisco

This exhibition recovers missing works and provides clues for his development

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What's on in New York: Bars, overlays, assemblages, and plug-in art

Arman, Bailey, Johns, Ono, Rauschenberg, Salle, and more

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Unfamiliar early Rauschenbergs at the Corcoran

A broad range of rarely exhibited works tour the US

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Rauschenberg Overseas Culture Interchange

The Rauschenberg Overseas Culture Interchange ends its six year world tour at the National Gallery, Washington

“One-to-one contact through art contains potent peaceful powers”, says artist

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Political Art

What's on in New York: From Andre Emmerich to Zabriskie

Major show of political art dominates at John Weber Gallery, and there is also a new group of Rauschenberg’s (this year’s flavour) and Beckmann, Barlach, Lehmbruck and Constable on offer

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Appel, Rauschenberg, Panamarenko design high-art kites for an exhibition touring Europe

Flying art around the world

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Rauschenberg’s fifteen minutes: an assessment of the artist's impact as he takes over New York

After Warhol and Johns, it’s the turn of the globe-trotting

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Jasper Johns

Sunday Times art critic on Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns: making religious images for a secular age

'Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns / Bless the bed we lie on'