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Datebook: Metal Combines, Photo-and-Tin Collages, Art in a Park

originally posted on: Los Angeles Times by Carolina A. Miranda
October 31, 2014

Robert Rauschenberg gets heavy metal at Gagosian, Tony Berlant takes to tin at L.A. Louver and Michelle Andrade opens up a show of her notebook drawings at Charlie James. Plus, there’s outdoor sculptural installations and giant wall paintings of dots. Here’s what happening in our dried-out city this weekend:

Robert Rauschenberg, “Works on Metal,” at Gagosian. Rauschenberg is known for his wild experimentations with multimedia collage and assemblage (“combines” he called them) that employ everything from cardboard to pillows to a stuffed goat. This show gathers his works in metal, produced in the 1980s and ‘90s. Opening reception 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. On view through Dec. 13. 456 N. Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, gagosian.com.

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Photo: Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills is opening a show devoted to Robert Rauschenberg’s metal works. Seen here: “Rasputin’s Revenge,” from 1987. (Gagosian Gallery)

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