Artist Birthdays October 22 – ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG

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ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG (Oct. 22, 1925 – May 12, 2008)

  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Painting, printmaking, photography
  • Art Movement: Neo-Dadaism
  • ARTiFact: He enjoyed making something out of nothing, often using trash and found objects from the New York City streets in his works; these pieces became known as “Combines.”
  • Artist Quote: “I work in the gap between art and life.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): Monogram, 1955-59.

Robert Rauschenberg. Monogram, 1955-59.

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