Signed, Limited Edition, Fine Art Print. 35 1/2 x 24 x 1/4 in. / 90.2 x 61.6 cm.Robert Rauschenberg was famous for his work in the 1950s, during the period between Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art. As Pop Art emerged in the? 60s, Rauschenberg turned away from three-dimensional combines and began to work in two dimensions, using magazine photographs of current events to create silk-screen prints such as Watermark. Rauschenberg transferred prints of familiar images, like JFK or baseball games, to canvases and overlapped them with painted brushstrokes. They looked abstract from a distance, but up close the images related to each other, as if in conversation. These collages were a way of bringing together the inventiveness of his combines with his love for painting. Using this new method he found he could make a commentary on contemporary society using the very images that helped to create that society. From the mid sixties through the seventies he continued the experimentation in prints by printing onto aluminum, moving plexiglass disks, clothes, and other surfaces. We warrantee and represent that the goods are as described in the above listing.
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This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "brooke-alexander-gallery" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.