Selling Robert Rauschenberg’s trash

“FORT MYERS, Fla. — Artist Robert Rauschenberg has filed lawsuits against a Florida artist and art gallery that give new meaning to the phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”

“Rauschenberg says that Robert Fontaine and the HW Gallery of Naples, Fla., improperly sold artwork under his name, complete with bogus certificates of authenticity, after pulling discarded pieces from Rauschenberg’s trash.”

Artist Rauschenberg sues over ‘art’ taken from his trash USA Today Mary Wozniak, (The (Fort Myers, Fla.) News-Press)

Posted by: Tanya

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