Nov 15, 2012 7:05PM

New York Diary: Rauschenberg at the MOCA, LA

New Yorker Gillian Sagansky goes to LA for the weekend.

During my recent visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, I caught up with art world impresario and MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch as we perused my favorite room in the world — the Rauschenberg room. Born in 1925, Robert Rauschenberg was instrumental in bridging the gap between Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art. A forerunner of assemblage (a multimedia work primarily comprised of found objects), he believed that art and life were one and the same, as evidenced by his decision to regularly incorporate commonplace objects into his material matrix. Rupturing the modernist framework, the artist blurred the distinction between painting and sculpture and was the figure around which famed art critic Leo Steinberg first used the term post-modernism in 1969. His art is an exploration, celebration, and poetically poignant reflection of the everyday which never ceases to move me.

Gillian Sagansky

Carlotta Kohl's Santa Fe

Roadtrip snaps.

See Unpublished Images By Corinne Day

Never-before-seen photos released from stylist Tara St Hill.

Street Style: Afropunk Festival 2014

Oyster contributor Driely S documents the looks at Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Red Carpet: VMAs 2014

Livestream all of the fashionz.

Exclusive: Di$count TRA$H Collection SS14/15

Plus, watch their off-schedule MBFWA show film!

Meet The Model: Veroniek @ IMG

Love big cats, Cannes and Katy Perry.

See Lover's SS14/15 Collection 'Zodiac'

The virgin and the warrior.

Gallery: Nom*D @ Marr Factory 2014

Showing the noobs how it's done.

Interview & Shoot: King Avriel

Talking books, lyrics and meaning with the King.

See RES Denim's S14 Campaign

PLUS win some free-free-freebies.

Top 12: Shark Week Shopping

Get into the spirit via OhLike.