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Robert Rauschenberg

American painter, sculptor, and photographer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Robert Rauschenberg attended Black Mountain College in North Carolina. He was particularly interested in painting mundane objects and figures. In 1953, he began creating sculptures using organic materials and common items. By 1963, Rauschenberg had become so well-known that he had a retrospective exhibition at the Jewish Museum. By the 1970s, Rauschenberg had begun experimenting with performance art and film.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500002941.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Robert Rauschenberg:

Robert Rauschenberg License, 1962 Color lithograph printed from four stones on cream wove paper
Robert Rauschenberg Wart, 1970 Photo-offset lithograph printed on both sides of the sheet in silver and grey (recto) and blue and grey (verso) on coated wove paper
Robert Rauschenberg Untitled, 1973 Lithograph and screenprint
Robert Rauschenberg Labor’s Centennial, AFL-CIO, 1881–1981, 1981 Color offset lithograph on heavyweight wove paper
Robert Rauschenberg Bazaar, 1984 Offset lithograph and photogravure, printed in nine colors in nine runs on wove paper
Robert Rauschenberg Untitled (from the “Bleacher Series”), 1990 Black-and-white polaroid print mounted on rag paper
Robert Rauschenberg Autobiography [triptych], 1968 Offset lithograph on three sheets
Robert Rauschenberg Untitled, ca. 1964 Lithograph
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