On the occasion of the exhibition Robert Rauschenberg: Erasing the Rules, and the performance program Limited Edition, Projects + Perspectives and Open ... More
Erased de Kooning Drawing isn’t much to look at, but when we ship it to other museums for exhibitions, their ... More
For my installment of Open Space’s Collection Rotation, I’ve selected works that visually inhabit the narrow corridor that is the boundary between cohesion and collapse. It is the hidden stability of these works — a certain veiled resistance to failure — that I gravitate towards.
Patricia Highsmith’s short story “The Great Cardhouse” (1963) centers on Lucien Montelhuc, a wealthy art collector whose passion is hunting down only the most expertly done forgeries of Old Masters, finding “bona fide masterpieces […] too natural, too easy, too boring” ...
“Come, let us split apart the domed ceiling of the celestial spheres, and let us lay the foundation of a ... More
EXTRA EXTRA! The League of F.A.M.E. week 1 results are in! If you have been following, you know from the ... More
Very exciting news this morning for scholars and other interested fans of Robert Rauschenberg: today SFMOMA releases the Rauschenberg Research ... More
When I was 14 I thought everyone was straight. So when I heard that Andy Warhol was gay, I freaked ... More
Composer, performer, and media artist, Pamela Z engages playfully with Rauschenburg’s Collection (formerly Untitled) (1954). Creating sounds with paper, metal, ... More
Kaja Silverman, art historian and film theorist, on Robert Rauschenberg’s Cy + Roman Steps (I – V) (1952).
Alongside our weekly in-gallery curator “One on One” talks, we post regular ‘one on one’ bits from curators & staff ... More