Robert Rauschenberg: Art and Life

Robert Rauschenberg: Art and Life
Library Shelf Location 18.RAUS
Publication Date 2004
Description Iconoclastic, generous, inventive, impulsive, sensitive, gregarious, prodigious: these are just some of the words to describe Robert Rauschenberg and the art he has been making now for 50 years. From the age of 38, when he received the grand prize at the Venice Biennale in 1964, Rauschenberg has been a pivotal figure in the art of our time. This revised edition of the classic biography of the artist, first published in 1994, adds 36 new pages to cover the significant moments in the last ten years of his career, including his monumental career retrospective at the Guggenheim in 1997. With 230 illustrations, 112 in full color, Rauschenberg: Art and Life is a richly impressive and highly readable portrait of the artist. Showing the astonishing dexterity and range of Rauschenberg's art even as an emerging artist; the creation of his now famous combines; his eagerness to bridge art and technology; and the establishment of ROCI (Rauschenberg Overseas Culture Interchange), this is a book, as one reviewer put it, "to grab from a burning house."
ISBN 0810955881
Quantity 1
Pages 352
Author Mary Kotz
Format Hardcover
Publisher Harry N Abrams Inc, New York
Related Artist Robert Rauschenberg
Categories Collage/Mixed Media, Painting, Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team)
Language English

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