FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG: PRINTS
September 3 – October 11, 2008
Gallery Reception: Sunday, August 31, 3-5pm
Ventura’s First Friday:  Friday, September 5, 5-8pm


SYLVIA WHITE GALLERY
1783 Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001
805-643-8300, FAX (866) 207-2506
Email: info@artadvice.com
Website: http://www.sylviawhite.com
Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5:00 p.m.

The Sylvia White Gallery is pleased to honor the late Robert Rauschenberg and his contribution to the art world with an exhibition of prints selected from the gallery's inventory.  This exhibition marks the first of it's kind in Ventura, California.  The Sylvia White Gallery is committed to bringing museum-quality works to Ventura County in California's "New Art City".



Robert Rauschenberg, “LA Uncovered #2”, 1998, 25"x21".

Please join us SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 3-5pm for a gallery reception featuring ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG and other works selected from our inventory.  We will also participate in Ventura's First Friday, and remain open on September 5, 5-8pm.
 
Additional artists on view will be Ed Ruscha, John Baldessari, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Richard Deibenkorn, Martin Mull, Squeak Carnwath and William Wegman.
 
Robert Rauschenberg's prolific skill as an artist ran the gamut with a desire for exploration in all media.  He is truly considered a modern master of our times.  Works featured are from L.A. Uncovered, a series of dynamic prints depicting the streets of Los Angeles and complex meanings of it's daily life, along side a sampling of pieces from other printmaking series.  As a printmaker, Rauschenberg often integrated photographs of the everyday with images from great works of art from the past to bring us a disregarded urban landscape and a kaleidoscope of images from the artists' experience.  His skill as a colorist is clear.  From the hand of painter, sculptor and mixed media artist, Rauschenberg's prints are executed with refined detail and clarity yet retain an organic, painterly feel within the composition.
 
For more information on how The Sylvia White Gallery is a 'notable addition' to the city's art scene, follow this link to read the Ventura County Star article about the gallery--
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/jul/04/ventura-draws-entrepreneur-to-city-arts-scene-is
And the cover article in Ventana Monthly--
http://www.ventanamonthly.com/article.php?id=299&IssueNum=27.





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