Robert Rauschenberg


The act of incorporating the physical material of everyday life into artwork was a central part of Robert Rauschenberg's practice. 

Beginning in the 1970's Rauschenberg began using newspaper clippings as part of his silkscreens and/or as collage elements.

"One More and We'll Almost by 1/2 Way There" is a perfect example of his aesthetic, technique and general output. 

While Rauschenberg was certainly not the first artist to use newspapers (early Cubist paintings included daily clippings) his use of newspapers is significant as it inspires a dialogue on the meaning of journalism, the ephemeral nature of news(papers) in striking contrast to the aspired permanence of "Fine Art". Furthermore Rauschenberg is one of the most committed Pop artists to use newspapers in his practice.

We particularly like this example of Rauschenberg as the origins/content of the papers and images are consciously vague; producing an overall composition that is more abstract and decorative.

"One More...Halfway" has liberated itself from the banal details of the content that occasionally distract the viewer from appreciating the work in it entirety. Instead of attempting to read the content the viewer looks, contemplates and enjoys.

Click here to read about the Rauschenberg estate is preserving and promoting his legacy in the US.

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Additional images available by request.

Signed, titled, dated 79 and numbered 65/100 by the artist.

Screenprint on wove paper 

31"H  23"W (work)

37”H  29”W 2.25”D (framed in plexiglass box)

Excellent condition

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