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Robert Rauschenberg

 (1925 - 2008)
Robert Rauschenberg was active/lived in New York, Florida.  Robert Rauschenberg is known for assemblage, non objective painting, set design.

Robert Rauschenberg

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Born with the name Milton Rauschenberg in Port Arthur, Texas, Robert Rauschenberg became one of the major artists of his generation and is credited along with Jasper Johns of breaking the stronghold of Abstract Expressionism*.

Rauschenberg was known for assemblage*, conceptualist methods, printmaking, and willingness to experiment with non-artistic materials--all innovations that anticipated later movements such as Pop Art*, Conceptualism*, and Minimalism*.

In May, 1999, ARTNews magazine featured him as one of the top twenty-five influential western artists, stating: "His irreverent notions of what an artwork could be gained him the status of an enfant terrible. . .Rauschenberg pushed the viewer to accept the unexpect  ...  Displaying 750 of 23078 characters.

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About  Robert Rauschenberg

Born:  1925 - Port Arthur, Texas
Died:   2008 - Captiva, Florida
Known for:  assemblage, non objective painting, set design