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Robert Rauschenberg

[American Pop Artist, 1925-2008]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Berlin
This space is now closed, but some information about past exhibitions remains online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 10 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
2 lithographs online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Sor Aqua (Venetian), 1973

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Info about a 2007-08 exhibition: "Let the World In: Prints by Robert Rauschenberg"

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
4 works by Rauschenberg

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Works from the Kenneth Tyler Collection of international prints

Notable SiteNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
Tracer, 1963 (Zoom)

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteRobert Rauschenberg at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Academy Art Museum, Maryland
Tibetan Garden Song

Academy Art Museum, Maryland
Study for Chinese Summerhall (Lamp and Phone), 1983

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Ace, 1962

Art Collection of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Broad Art Foundation

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Untitled Sculpture Piece

Centre Pompidou, Paris
Information about the 2006-2007 exhibitionRobert Rauschenberg: Combines (1953-1964)

Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, Charleston, West Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York City
From the 2004 exhibition Design is not Art

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

DaimlerChrysler Collection, Berlin
The Riding Bikes

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
#62 Features from Currents

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
#71 Features from Currents

Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Wisconsin
Robert Rauschenberg Prints (13 photos hosted on Flickr)

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Haus der Kunst, Munich (mostly in German)  
Photograph of the artist and some information (but no artworks) from a 2008 exhibition

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indiana State University Art Collection

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Jacobs Gallery at Georgetown College, Kentucky
7 Characters Truth, 1982

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Wonder, 1994

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Untitled, 1979

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "R"

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany (in German)  

Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), North Adams

Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, Indiana
Horsefeathers 13-XII, 1976

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
(You need to click the "right" arrow once)

Musée d'Art Contemporain - MAC, Marseilles, France (in French)  
The 4th work on the page is by Rauschenberg

Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice (mostly in French)  

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Untitled, 1972

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Booster, 1967
Test Stone 2 (Booster Study), 1967

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Works from the Gemini G.E.L. prints online catalogue raisonné

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Features from Currents, 1970

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Bellini #1

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Florida Psalm [Anagrams (A Pun)]

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Hybrid (from the Stoned Moon Series)

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Arcanum IV

Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, Italy (in Italian)  
Mini-site for a 2004 exhibition. Click "La Mostra" to see 3 pages of artworks.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
Tibetan Garden Song, 1986

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

San Jose Museum of Art, California
Earth Day, lithograph, 1970

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Ceiling and Lightbulb, 1950

Seavest Collection of Contemporary American Realism
Page 42, Paragraph 1 (Short Stories), 2000

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Tampa Clay Piece 3 (R.F.D.; Crushed Cardboard Box)

Southern Alleghenies Museum, Pennsylvania

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" for several large images from a 2004 exhibition

The Huntington Library, California

The Menil Collection, Texas
Glider, 1962

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Express, 1963

University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum
Many works online

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Coexistence, 1961

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut
Retroactive I

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut
Robert Rauschenberg: Current Scenarios

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Straw-Boss, 1962

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web

University of Michigan Fine Art Slides
Opal Reunion

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Additional Image Search Tools:
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Art Collection of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Virginia
Self-Portrait, 1965


ArtsNet Minnesota

Blind Spot Magazine

Fabio Feminò Fantascienza (in Italian)  

Biography, from the American Masters TV series

Time Magazine Cover Archive
Deng Xiaoping

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Photograph of the artist by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Robert Rauschenberg  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Apollo Magazine
An article about Robert Rauschenberg's 'Combine' work Monogram

Named as one of "The 10 Most Expensive Living Artists"

New York Magazine
"American Inventor", 2008 article by Jerry Saltz

Resource Library Magazine

Slate Magazine
"Game Theory: The art world's master joker," article by Luc Sante

Robert Rauschenberg at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1965 interview from the Oral History project (with sound clip)

The Art Story

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Stuff happens", 2006 article by Adrian Searle

The New Yorker
Robert Rauschenberg's "combines" at the Met, brief 2006 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Village Voice
"Our Picasso?", 2006 article by Jerry Saltz

The Washington Post
"Robert Rauschenberg, Alchemist of the Mundane"

Vanity Fair Magazine
"Rauschenberg's Epic Vision", 1997 article by John Richardson

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Flash presentation of 15 works, including Rauschenberg's Collection, 1953-54
(click "explore 15 works" when you get past the intro)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Robert Rauschenberg Case Study

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Robert Rauschenberg's Untitled (Glossy Black Painting)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Robert Rauschenberg's Collection

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Robert Rauschenberg's Automobile Tire Print

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Robert Rauschenberg's Erased de Kooning Drawing

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
A couple of shows about Robert Rauschenberg

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
search inside

Robert Rauschenberg: Breaking Boundaries

search inside

Off the Wall: A Portrait of Robert Rauschenberg

look inside

Rauschenberg: Art and Life

look inside

Robert Rauschenberg: Haywire


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