Robert Rauschenberg

born Port Arthur, TX 1925-died Captiva Island, FL 2008
Also known as
  • Milton Rauschenberg
  • Bob Rauschenberg
Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Captiva Island, Florida, United States
Active in
  • New York, New York, United States

Born in Texas, lives and works in New York City and elsewhere. Extremely influential artist whose complex assemblages and other multimedia works reflect his intention to "act in the gap between life and art." He has also produced a number of striking lithographs.

Charles Sullivan, ed American Beauties: Women in Art and Literature (New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc., in association with National Museum of American Art, 1993)


Media - 1966.29.23 - SAAM-1966.29.23_1 - 2177
Pop Art Prints
March 21, 2014August 31, 2014
In the 1950s and 1960s, pop art offered a stark contrast to abstract expressionism, then the dominant movement in American art.