January 12 – February 24, 2007
The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, EdisonCollege, is pleased to welcome back world – renowned artist Robert Rauschenberg. Mr. Rauschenberg has been a friend of the gallery for over 25 years. The new exhibit, titled Rauschenberg: Scenarios features the newest additions to a series of work that Mr. Rauschenberg started in 2002. The new work in this show was created in 2006 and has not been previously exhibited.
Mr. Rauschenberg has generously donated to the gallery a new limited edition print and poster created specifically for this exhibition. All proceeds from the sale of the print and poster support the exhibitions and programs offered by the gallery. Additionally, all prior posters and prints from Rauschenberg exhibits atEdisonwill be available at the opening reception.
Friday evening, January 12th, at 6 p.m. the Gallery will host a lecture and book signing with Mary Lynn Kotz, acclaimed author of Rauschenberg / Art and Life, a Harry N. Abrams, Inc. book. The lecture and slide presentation, titled “Rauschenberg in Florida” will be held in Corbin Auditorium, J building, at Edison College on the Lee campus. The book signing, to be held at the Gallery, will follow the lecture and the newest edition of Mary Lynn’s book, Rauschenberg / Art and Life, will be available for $65. The lecture starts at6 p.m. and the book signing will follow at7 p.m. There is no charge for the lecture.
The exhibit will officially open to the public Friday evening, January 12, and run through February 24, 2007. The reception in the Gallery follows the lecture and lasts from7to9 p.m. Kat Epple will perform in the gallery and The Bettie Page Boys will perform outside. The Docents of the Gallery will provide refreshments, and as always the exhibits and events held in the gallery are free and open to the public.