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Basic Data

  • Born: 22 October 1925
  • Place of birth: Port Arthur, Texas, USA
  • Died on: 12 May 2008
  • Nationality: American
  • Studied at: Académie Julian Paris, Black Mountain College New York, Art Students League New York
  • Teachers: Josef Albers, Robert Motherwell, Franz Kline
  • Similar artists: Jim Dine, Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, Allen Jones, Roy Lichtenstein
  • Era: Postmodernism, contemporary art
  • Stylistic direction: Expressionism, Pop art

 

Collections

Denmark

 

Germany

 

Ireland

 

Japan

 

Austria

 

Switzerland

 

Spain

 

South Korea

 

Hungary

 

USA

 

Exhibitions

  • 22.05.2019 - 08.09.2019 Al Norte de la Tormenta: from Robert Rauschenberg to Juan Muñoz - MAXXI Rome.
  • 26.05.2019 - 01.09.2019 Alles Farbe! - Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen.
  • 28.10.2018 - 09.06.2019 Rauschenberg: The 1/4 Mile - Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angels.
  • 20.04.2018 - 19.08.2018 Flashes of the Future. Die Kunst der 68er oder Die Macht der Ohnmächtigen - Ludwig Forum, Aachen.
  • 18.11.2017 - 25.03.2018 Robert Rauschenberg. Erasing the Rules - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco.
  • 21.05.2017 - 17.09.2017 Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends - The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
  • 12.05.2017 - 27.08.2017 Robert Rauschenberg & Andy Warhol: Us Silkscreeners... - Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice.
  • 09.03.2017 - 18.06.2017 The American Dream - pop to the present - British Museum, London.
  • 01.12.2016 - 02.04.2017 Robert Rauschenberg - Tate Modern, London.
  • 12.06.2016 - 21.08.2016 Rauschenberg in China - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Bejing.
  • 01.07.2015 - 25.10.2015 Gloria: Robert Rauschenberg & Rachel Harrison - Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland.
  • 05.06.2015 - 27.09.2015 Black Mountain. An Interdisciplinary Experiment, 1933–1957 - Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin.

 

Awards

  • 1964: International Grand Prize in Painting, 32nd Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d’Arte, Venice.
  • 1983: Grammy Award  for album design of 'Speaking in Tongues'.
  • 1993: National Medal of Arts, USA.
  • 1995: Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts.
  • 2000: amfAR's Award of Excellence for Artistic Contributions to the Fight Against AIDS.

 

Films

  • Robert Rauschenberg - Pop Art Pioneer, Documentation by Kate Misrahi/BBC, 59min, UK 2016.
  • Robert Rauschenberg: Man at Work, Documentation by Chris Granlund, 57min, USA, 1997.
  • Robert Rauschenberg. Retrospective, Documentation by Michael Blackwood, 45min, USA 1979.

 

Literature

  • Rauschenberg in China, exhibition catalog, Elizabeth Franzen (Publ.), Cologne 2016.
  • Robert Rauschenberg Photographien 1949 - 1962, Susan Davidson &  David White (Publ.), Munich 2011.
  • Robert Rauschenberg, Jean Tinguely - collaborations, exhibition catalog, Museum Tinguely (Publ.), Bielefeld 2009.
  • Black paintings, exhibition catalog, Stephanie Rosenthal (Publ.), Ostfildern 2006.
  • Die Farben Schwarz in der New York School: Robert Rauschenberg, Ad Reinhardt, Frank Stella und Mark Rothko, Stephanie Rosenthal, Cologne2003.
  • Rauschenberg - Posters, exhibition catalog, Marc Gundel (Publ.), München, London 2001.
  • Robert Rauschenberg - Retrospektive, exhibition catalog, Guggenheim Museum. Walter Hopps & Susan Davidson (Publ.), Ostfildern-Ruit 1998.

 

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