Walead Beshty, Dan Colen and Alexis Rockman News

Friends of RxArt events are kicking off in L.A.: Walead Beshty will host Friends at his studio on the evening of March 1 for a conversation with… MORE RxArt is thrilled to announce the completion of our major project with Dan Colen at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children… MORE Beavers and Tigers and Bears, Oh my! RxArt… Read more »

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OUR NEWLY LAUNCHED COLORING BOOK: BETWEEN THE LINES VOL. 5

  We are pleased to announce the launch of Between the Lines: A Coloring Book of Drawings by Contemporary Artists, Volume 5. Produced in partnership with Coach, this volume includes 52 artists, and features a cover (and stickers) by John Baldessari. The new coloring book was also featured in Wallpaper magazine this week. While the majority of… Read more »

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Coloring with RxArt at King’s County Hospital Center

On November 7th, contributing contemporary artists Erik Parker and Walter Robinson along with Diane Brown, Patrick Bradbury, Glori Cohen, and John Maroney hosted a coloring party at Brooklyn’s King’s County Hospital Center in the Pediatric Ambulatory Care Clinic. At the party The RxArt Coloring Book: A Coloring Book of Drawings by Contemporary Artists was distributed… Read more »

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Rob Pruitt’s Dry Erase Wall is Finally Up at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children

Last Thursday morning RxArt successfully installed the much anticipated Rob Pruitt dry erase wall at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children…and we couldn’t be more excited! (Jan Mittan, Senior VP of Development and External Relations at St Mary’s, gave Jeffrey, an enthusiastic patient at St. Mary’s, a hand to help him color the wall.) The children… Read more »

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RxArt Featured in CODAworx Magazine

Special thanks to CodaWorx for featuring RxArt in their sixth issue of CODAmagazine, which is live and ready to be browsed! Healing Art showcases incredible design + art projects where teams create spaces of reflection, meditation, and healing. See projects from our very own “Jeff Koons at Advocate Children’s Hospital” to the “Vanished Berlin Wall.” https://www.codaworx.com/project/jeff-koons-at-advocate-children-s-hospital-advocate-children-s-hospital-5376447ebe73a

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Visit to St. Mary’s Children Hospital

Exciting things are in the works at RxArt. Yesterday, Diane had a successful visit at St. Mary’s Children Hospital in Bayside, New York. Everyone could not be more excited for Rob Pruitt’s upcoming interactive installation. Rob Pruitt was so inspired by the kids and the space, as were the staff and children for his presence… Read more »

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“But Why Do You Need To Use An Artist As Well-Known As Jeff Koons?”

A question I get asked all the time when explaining what we do at RxArt is, “Why do you need to use artists as big as Jeff Koons instead of less-known, or even commercial, artists?” This is definitely a difficult question to answer, but there is a reason why we use artists as well-known as… Read more »

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Keith Haring at La Rabida Children’s Hospital

Last week RxArt took a trip to Chicago to celebrate the grand opening of La Rabida’s stunning new Outpatient Center. Image courtesy of Medical Construction & Design Image courtesy of Medical Construction & Design La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago. The hospital specializes in treating kids with lifelong… Read more »

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Installation at Metropolitan Hospital

Last Friday, RxArt had the exciting mission of installing works by Garrett Phelan, Jason Middlebrook, Laura Owens, Paul Henry Ramirez, Mark Dion, Fabien Verschaere, Chris Martin, Fatimah Tuggar, Tony Feher, G. Jesse Sadia, Jr., and Carlo Ferraris at New York’s Metropolitan Hospital. While we were installing the works, we also met a lovely woman named… Read more »

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Upcoming Installation at Metropolitan Hospital

Next Friday, February 1st, RxArt will be installing several works at New York’s Metropolitan Hospital.  We installed prints from Lincoln Center’s Vera List Art Project in the Radiology Department’s waiting area last winter and are excited to continue our work in the hospital.  Stay tuned for photos from next week’s installation! Garrett Phelan, Good Birds… Read more »

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Newsletter June 2012

Newsletter index: Metropolitan Hospital Installation Trenton Doyle Hancock Installation James Welling Installation Avant Garde Preschool RxArt TV Cynthia Rowley Party RxArt Announces Two New Board Members RxArt Welcomes Two New Team Members New Intern Metropolitan Hospital Installation 2012 got off to a fantastic start with some incredible installations in hospitals around the country.  We’ve added Houston… Read more »

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James Welling at Emory University Hospital

Last December, we held a fundraiser to help us complete an installation at Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital. Thanks to the enormous response and outpouring of contributions from our supporters, we were able to install fourteen beautiful photographs by James Welling in the hospital’s Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences in April 2012. The photographs are… Read more »

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Trenton Doyle Hancock Installation!

Trenton Doyle Hancock mural being installed at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston!

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SNAPS: Ben Blatt

Who: Ben Blatt What: Signing copies of Between the Lines Vol. III When: Thursday at the Pop-Up Shop Kick-Off Party! Where: Half Gallery

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Trenton Doyle Hancock

Our project list continues to grow here at RxArt and we are excited about an upcoming project with artist Trenton Doyle Hancock.  We are working together with Trenton Doyle Hancock to transform an entryway to the Pediatric Imaging suite at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas, to a place that will provide hope and inspiration… Read more »

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Grab one now at The Standard Hotel in LA!

Left-coasters, we know you have the year-round sun and the laid-back vibe, but do you have our coloring book? Grab one now at The Standard Hotel in LA! photo by Bill Powers

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A.K.A Kaws

Brian Donnelly, better known by his loyal fanbase as KAWS, has been a longtime RxArt friend and supporter (his Between the Lines coloring book page is almost always the one that kids and adults fight over for Crayola rights). Last night, we had the extreme pleasure of stopping by his new studio to see firsthand… Read more »

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Team RxArt Uniform

Presenting the official uniform of Team RxArt (in a vintage-y soft, throwback style that will soon replace that 1984 Van Halen concert tee as your new fave). Join the movement and sport your own—they’ll be available at our NY Art Book Fair booth! Can’t make it to Long Island City next weekend? We’ll be adding… Read more »

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10th Anniversary auction Preview

Our 10th Anniversary auction preview page is up and running. Let the (browser) window shopping begin!

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Untitled from the series Space

Next up in our series of Works You Should Bid On for the Sake of Brighter Hospitals: David Levinthal Untitled from the series Space (07_PC_S_10) Pigment print, 2009 22×17 inches 1/10 We can totally see this in a kid’s playroom—it’s never too early to become a collector!

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James Nord

We’re in the process of putting together a retrospective catalog of our hospital installations for the big event, and to make it a surefire bookshelf and/or coffee table staple, we’ve commissioned none other than James Nord as our photographer. Take a break from that important, time-sensitive project you’re currently working on and visit his blog… Read more »

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The Weiser Family

While the rain and gloom persists, RxArt has reason to keep our heads high! Last week, we hosted a breakfast with old friends, new faces, and artist Kate Shepherd, whose fabulous works are displayed in the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Roosevelt Hospital. Guests came together to discuss our mission and learn about future projects while… Read more »

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Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital

RxArt continues to touch the lives of patients and hospital staff far and wide, and we couldn’t be more excited to share with you our latest adventure deep in the heart of Texas! With the help of advisory board member Mollie Maxwell Myers and her husband Bob, RxArt was able to install another stunning set… Read more »

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RxArt @Elle

Our newest coloring book is gracing the corner of a page of this month’s Elle magazine! If you’ve read all Lohan/Kardashian headlines while waiting in line at the supermarket, check us out on page 217! via rxart

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