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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

Politics Mouse Gravity (Galvanic Suite)

Details
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Politics Mouse Gravity (Galvanic Suite)
signed and dated 'RAUSCHENBERG 90' (lower left)
acrylic and silkscreen ink on galvanized steel
48 x 37 in. (124.5 x 96.5 cm.)
Executed in 1990.
Provenance
Trisha Brown Company, Benefit Auction, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, 11 April 1990, courtesy of the artist
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

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Lot Essay


Where Warhol used silk-screen painting to mimic the pervasive repetitions of consumer culture, Rauschenberg created intricate dialogues between painted abstraction and photo-based representation.
—R. Meyer, “An Invitation, Not a Command,” in Robert Rauschenberg, exh. cat., Tate Modern, London, 2016, pp. 194-195

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