Tag Archives: Robert Rauschenberg

HAPPY Earth Day

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008), Earth Day, 1970 (822.2002) Wu Yinxian, Two Parrots, 1985 (185.1988) Richard Tepe, Two newly-born white birds facing frontward, ca. 1910 – 1940 (323.2001) Harold Edgerton, Hummingbird (71.1987) Masaaki Miyazawa, [Bird], ca. 1983 (77.1985) David Wartersun, Pelicans, ca. … Continue reading

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Earth Day, 2018

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008), Earth Day, 1970 (822.2002) Louis Bencze, Giraffe, Tampa, Florida, 1990 (274.1991) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), Newfy, N.Y. Aquarium, 1977 (97.1992) Douglas Faulkner, Golden-Crested Damselfish, Belau Islands (312.1981) David Wartersun, Pelicans, ca. 1990 NASA, [“Nearly full Earth showing Africa, … Continue reading

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Strangeness and the ordinary

Toby Old,  Hooker’s Ball, Copacabana, NYC, 1976 (274.1995) Toby Old,  Xenon Disco, NYC, 1978 (69.1995) Toby Old,  Body-building Championship, Syracuse, NY, 1980 (64.1995) Toby Old,  FDR Psychiatric Hospital, Montrose, NY, 1988 (76.1995) Toby Old,  FDR Psychiatric Hospital, Montrose, NY, 1989 … Continue reading

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Say Cheese!

Alexander Liberman, [Robert Rauschenberg in his studio], ca. 1960 Before the invention of the camera, portraiture was  limited to the wealthier classes.  In large part formulaic, portraits tended to be idealized, and contained signifiers that pointed toward the sitter’s wealth and … Continue reading

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Earth Day

Robert Rauschenberg, Earth Day, 1970 Robert Rauschenberg created this poster for the first Earth Day celebration in 1970. It is part of the Artists’ Poster Committee Collection, which includes more than 200 posters made for distribution in the 1960s and … Continue reading

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