Dranoff Fine Art

Robert Rauschenberg

(American, 1925–2008)

little joe (from bones and unions) by robert rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg

Little Joe (from Bones and Unions), 1975

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snake eyes (from bones and unions) by robert rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg

Snake Eyes (from Bones and Unions), 1975

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Biography

Timeline

1925
Born in Port Arthur, TX
1947 - 1948
Studied at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, KS
1947
Studied at the Académie Julian, Paris, France
1948 - 1949
Studied at the Black Mountain College, Asheville, NC under Josef Albers. Met Cunningham and John Cage
1949 - 1952
Studied at the Art Students League in New York, NY
1952 - 1953
Traveled to Europe and North Africa with Cy Twombly
1953
Met Jasper Johns who became a great influence to his work. The two artists shared neighboring studios.
1962
Made his first lithograph at Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE) in West Islip, NY
1964
Grand prize in painting at the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1966
Experimented with electronics in his art

Exhibitions

2013
Contemporary Art - Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
Rauschenberg at Gemini - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
The Bride and the Bachelors: Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns - Barbican Art Gallery, London
The Artist and the Poet - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art - Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York
The 60s In The Guggenheim Collections. From Informel To Pop Art - Peggy Guggenheim
Robert Rauschenberg - Jammers - Gagosian Gallery, London (England)
Multiples - Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2012
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI (solo)
Early Photographs - Gagosian Gallery, London (England)
North African Collages and Scatole Personali c. 1952 - Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York City, NY
Robert Rauschenberg and His Contemporaries: Works from the Collections of Martina Hamilton and Hamilton College - GRAM - Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Robert Rauschenberg - 5 Decades of Printmaking - Greenfield Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011
Rauschenberg: Prints from Universal Limited Art Editions, 1962-2008 - Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, OK
ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG - Gagosian Gallery, Paris
Rock, Paper, Scissor - Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York City, NY
Selected Prints By Robert Rauschenberg From The Mfah Collection - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Robert Rauschenberg - Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX
Open Score By Robert Rauschenberg - Seventeen Gallery, London (England)
Robert Rauschenberg: Botanical Vaudeville - Inverleith House, Edinburgh (Scotland)
Rauschenberg Print - RH Gallery, New York City, NY
2010
Signs of the Times: Robert Rauschenberg's America, MMoCA, The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI (solo)
Uma Aventura Moderna - Coleção de Arte Renault, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Black Cube Gallery, Barcelona
Rauschenberg at Gemini, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA (solo)
2009
Robert Rauschenberg: Gluts, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy (solo)
Au Courant: Robert Rauschenberg‘s Currents, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
2008
Robert Rauschenberg: Runts, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, Artist-Citizen: Posteres for a Better World, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Ft. Myers, FL (solo)
Whatever is There is a Truth, Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, The Lotus Series, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York City, NY;Greenfield Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg: Prints/Editions 1962-78, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg in the Collection of the Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA (solo)
Rauschenberg: Booster, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
Rauschenberg, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg - Travelling '70 - '76, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg: Scenarios, Griffin Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, graficá 1976-2000, La Caja Negra, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2007
Rauschenberg. Express, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Nothing and everything, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Robert Rauschenberg: Cardboards and Related Pieces, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
Selected Works 1974 - 1999, Michael Schultz Gallery, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Three Decades, Galleri Faurschou, Beijing, China (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
Let the World In, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg: em viagem 70-76, Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2006
Robert Rauschenberg, Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Corea (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, MOCA THE GEFFEN CONTEMPORARY, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg: Spread and Scale, Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Art from Life: Prints by Robert Rauschenberg, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA (solo)
Focus Room. Robert Rauschenberg, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg: Scenarios and Short Stories, Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, GA (solo)
Rauschenberg: Prints, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
2005
Rauschenberg - Rosenquist - Lichtenstein, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, Galerie Terminus, Munich, Germany (solo)
Dialogues: Duchamp, Cornell, Johns, Rauschenberg, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Robert Rauschenberg: on and off the wall, Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain Nice, Nice, France (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg-Combines, organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg: Scenarios and Short Stories, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, IN (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg, MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (solo)
2004
Mostly Photography - Art since 1980 from the Collection, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
What´s modern?, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
Made in USA popart, Galerie Laurent Strouk, Paris, France
Robert Rauschenberg, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
15 Minutes of Fame: 20 Years of Pop Prints, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Robert Rauschenberg, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Robert Rauschenberg: Current Scenarios, Wadsworth Museum of Art, Hartford, CT (solo)
Robert Rauschenberg: Scent and Pull, Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH

Public Collections

Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago - MCA Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Austin Museum of Art - AMOA, Austin, TX
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

Literature

2009
Brown, Trisha and Mimi Thompson. Robert Rauschenberg: Gluts. New York, NY: Guggenheim Publications, 2009 (catalogue)
2007
Selected Works 1974 - 1999. Berlin, Germany: Michael Schultz Gallery, 2007 (catalogue)
2006
Robert Rauschenberg Combines. Paris, France: Editions du Centre Pompidou, 2006 (catalogue)
2003
Ishagpour, Youssef. Rauschenberg, Le monde comme images de reproduction. Tours, France: Farrago, 2003
1993
Krauss, Rosalind. "Rauschenberg et l’image matérialisée”, in L’originalité de l’avant-garde et autres mythes modernistes, Paris, France: Macula, 1993
1981
Rauschenberg photographe. Paris, France: Editions du Centre Pompidou, 1981 (catalogue)