by John Yau
Rauschenberg was among the artists invited by NASA to attend the launch of Apollo 11, the spaceflight that landed two Americans on the moon 50 years ago this month.
by Roberta Smith
Unforgettable Images From 1860s Strife to Today’s Runways
Three shows and one new book vividly illustrate how photography and art can capture the moment, whether it’s men going to the moon or models striding a catwalk.
The International Association of Art Critics (AICA) has released the names of its 2014 winners...
by Andrew Russeth
The American section of the International Association of Art Critics—AICA, as it’s more popularly known—has released the winners of its 2014 awards...
by Mark Bloch
In a seemingly ancient derelict building on Fulton Street up which one climbed through a dark, narrow, creaky wooden staircase, young Bob Rauschenberg’s collaboration with materials reached a turning point. His space had a wide board plank floor backed by a plain, whitewashed brick wall with dark beams supporting a “steeply sloped cathedral roof.”
by Karen Butler
... in “Robert Rauschenberg: The Fulton Street Studio, 1953–54,” a small, intimate exhibition of fifteen paintings and sculptures recently on view at Craig F. StarrGallery. The exhibition revealed...
Rauschenberg, Before Fame Struck
by Roberta Smith
Scratch an art dealer, and you’ll often find a curator. That’s the case with Craig Starr, who seems to operate in the secondary art market mainly to support his persistent curatorial itch. For nearly a decade, he has been mounting sharp-focus shows of historical works by prominent American postwar artists in his jewel-box gallery on the Upper East Side.
by Jim Long
“Standard lines; no traps, no snares.” The phrase is not from a military manual, it’s from an interview with a drummer, but it suggests the elusive language Robert Rauschenberg often employs as titles for his work.