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RAUSCHENBERG, Robert

Suite of Nine Prints

Stock Code
102120
1979
£30,000

A goal of Robert Rauschenberg's work was to challenge the viewer to question their understanding of the elements of their everyday lives and culture, and he did this by blending together different images to spark new dialogue. In this piece, we see imagery ranging from renaissance-era portraiture to more modern graphics that organise information.

This disparate elements that make up the composition are not immediately apparent or iconic. Their affect is more about shape or form rather than immediate symbolism - there is no JFK American eagle or spaceship here. Instead we have poetic and mysterious elements including a deep-sea diver, the arm of a record player and sunken treasure or ship's figurehead.

Whilst Rauschenberg was a celebrated multimedia artist prior to embarking into the print world, the screenprinting technique entirely liberated Rauschenberg's work. With both forms of printmaking, the artist discovered ways in which he could quickly and repetitively

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Offset lithograph, 1979, resp. silkscreen on vellum, Signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 100, published by Multiples, Inc., New York with the blind stamp of the printer Styria Studio, New York., 78×59 cm, (30 7/10 × 23 1/5 in). Framed in matching handmade white wooden frames. 97 x 77.1cm with 1cm outline with 4.8cm depth.

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