Robert Rauschenberg


This volume provides invaluable insight into the life and works of Robert Rauschenberg, one of the most inventive and influential artists of his generation


Catherine Craft


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ABOUT ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG

The work of Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008) has had a profound impact on avant-garde art from the 1950s onwards. A pioneer of multimedia art, this book explores his experimentations from his Combines (works melding painting and sculpture), prints, silkscreen paintings to his use of technology and his collaborations with choreographers such as Merce Cunningham and Trisha Brown.

ABOUT PHAIDON FOCUS

These well-illustrated, short introductory books cover the full span of an artist’s work, exploring its origins, development, style, themes, meanings and media.

SPECIFICATIONS
Hardback
245 x 172 mm (9 5/8 x 6 3/4 in)
144 pp
120 colour illustrations
9780714861517 | 0714861510


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Catherine Craft was a contributing author to the exhibition catalogue Robert Rauschenberg: Haywire – Major Technological Works of the 1960s (1997). She has written numerous articles on newly discovered writings by the artist, published in Art in America and The Burlington Magazine. She is adjunct assistant curator at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, Texas.


PHAIDON FOCUS

Joseph Beuys
Georgia O'Keeffe
Cindy Sherman
Anselm Kiefer
Andy Warhol
Brice Marden
David Smith
Francis Bacon
Robert Rauschenberg