Context

Morgan Elizabeth
Sep 30, 2014 4:40PM

Art is divined through a need, a need to create, a compulsion to express, and a necessity to document. The needs of artists during Robert Rauschenberg’s time were to deal with the intensity of the post WWII aftermath, the increasing modernization or pop culture, and the oncoming freedom of expression within the art world. The artworks selected tribute to these ideals and Robert Rauschenberg’s rejection of the seriousness of the abstractionists, his love of found objects, and how art is deeply embedded in the world around us. See art as the context of a period and ask yourself, not what do you see, but what does art do?

Morgan Elizabeth
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