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Robert Rauschenberg

See this: Robert Rauschenberg at Tate Modern



Robert Rauschenberg Retroactive II Tate Modern

I’m a huge fan of Robert Rauschenberg and I’ve been excited about this retrospective at Tate Modern all year. It doesn’t disappoint. (more…)



On my radar: Robert Rauschenberg’s chinos



robert Rauschenberg chinos and sweatshirt Richard avedon 1960

Are we ready for a chino revival? For some, like me, chinos (or khakis) never went away, but this autumn there are rumblings of a re-emergence. (more…)



The World Goes Pop



Jerzy Ryszard 'Jurry' Zieliński The World Goes Pop at Tate Modern

Another week, another pop art exhibition – but the latest one at Tate Modern is different. Opening this week, The World Goes Pop is not your average serving of British and Americana fare, but a global supermarket of lesser-known works, from Polish Jerzy Ryszard “Jurry” Zieliński’s painted face with macabre fabric tongue (more…)



Robert Rauschenberg on rollerskates



Robert Rauschenberg rollerskates Pelican performance piece

Things I didn’t know about Robert Rauschenberg: In 1963, he choreographed a performance piece called Pelican. And rollerskated in it. With a parachute on his back. Pelican was a tribute to the Wright Brothers (Rauschenberg’s heroes) and took part at the America on Wheels roller rink as part of a festival by The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. There’s even a video of it. Isn’t it bonkers fabulous?

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IMAGE: Robert Rauschenberg, ‘Pelican’
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