"Support" is a beautiful example of Robert Rauschenberg's well as his generosity and social engagement. 

If you are familiar with the artist's biography you may know of the numerous contributions he made to various social, political and charitable activities during his lifetime. 

"Support" was created a short while after a devastating earthquake in Nicaragua. The proceeds of the sale of the print were given to the Pan American Development Foundation, an organization that provided direct relief to victims of the event. 

Today this work can be found in many museum collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Fine Art (NYC) and SFMoMA. The latter has an interesting interpretation of this work, including pointing out that the only visible word in the crossword section of the artwork reads "HELP"

This is a fine example of Rauschenberg's work...and his social activism. 

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

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Signed, dated 73 and numbered by the artist.

From an edition of 250.

Color screenprint 

30"H 21.5"W (work)

32"H 24"W (framed)

Very good condition

Framed with museum glass


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Most of the items on our site can be easily shipped internationally.

Occasionally we will recommend that an artwork be removed from its frame for shipping. Larger framed works are typically framed with plexiglass. We export over 80% of what we sell, so we are comfortable shipping anywhere. 

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When a work is valued above $2,500 usd there is a possibility of tax of 0.35%, but this is applied sporadically. There can similarly be an additional fee for customs brokerage and this can range from $20 - $65. US Taxes, duties and customs brokerage are not included in our flat rate shipping. However most of our shipments to the US enter without any additional fees. 

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