Posts Tagged ‘Catherine Wagley’

From the Archives – Are you a Rauschenberg or a Johns?

Robert Rauschenberg. Canyon, 1959; oil, housepaint, pencil, paper, fabric, metal, buttons, nails, cardboard, printed paper, photographs, wood, paint tubes, mirror string, pillow & bald eagle on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.

Last Friday, the New York Times reported a decision by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to “find homes in important public collections…for nine important late-career pieces.” These pieces will pass into the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Guggenheim Museum. Today, in honor of this decision to share these works with the public, we bring you this essay by Catherine Wagley,[…..]


Today From the DS Archives we bring you a piece written by Catherine Wagley from her L.A. Expanded column, which was published between 2010-2012. Like many great pieces suitable for a Sunday read (and like most all from her column) Fandom collages recognizable subjects, like the relationship between Tennessee Williams and Elizabeth Taylor, with new artists, like Justin Lowe. This article was originally published on July 6, 2012[…..]