Robert Rauschenberg, ‘Soviet American Array II’, 1988-1990, Evelyn Aimis Fine Art
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Soviet American Array II, 1988-1990

Color intaglio print on Saunders paper, full margins
88 × 53 1/8 in
223.5 × 134.9 cm
Edition of 55
This is part of a limited edition set.
$24,000
Location
Miami, Toronto
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Evelyn Aimis Fine Art
Miami, Toronto

The Soviet/American Array series interweaves images of American life and Soviet life through …

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Signed, dated, and numbered in pencil on lower margin
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Soviet American Array
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ULAE, West Islip
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Robert Rauschenberg
American, 1925–2008
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Robert Rauschenberg’s enthusiasm for popular culture and, with his contemporary Jasper Johns, his rejection of the angst and seriousness of the Abstract Expressionists led him to search for a new way of painting. A prolific innovator of techniques and mediums, he used unconventional art materials ranging from dirt and house paint to umbrellas and car tires. In the early 1950s, Rauschenberg was already gaining a reputation as the art world’s enfant terrible with works such as Erased de Kooning Drawing (1953), for which he requested a drawing (as well as permission) from Willem de Kooning, and proceeded to rub away the image until only ghostly marks remained on the paper. By 1954, Rauschenberg completed his first three-dimensional collage paintings—he called them Combines—in which he incorporated discarded materials and mundane objects to explore the intersection of art and life. “I think a picture is more like the real world when it’s made out of the real world,” he said. In 1964 he became the first American to win the International Grand Prize in Painting at the Venice Biennale. The 1/4 Mile or Two Furlong Piece (1981–98), a cumulative artwork, embodies his spirit of eclecticism, comprising a retrospective overview of his many discrete periods, including painting, fabric collage, sculptural components made from cardboard and scrap metal, as well as a variety of image transfer and printing methods.

Robert Rauschenberg, ‘Soviet American Array II’, 1988-1990, Evelyn Aimis Fine Art
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Evelyn Aimis Fine Art
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The Soviet/American Array series interweaves images of American life and Soviet life through intaglio printing process in various colors. Images taken from his extensive travels to these countries to show parallels between both places. Part of the ROCI (Rauschenberg Overseas Culture Interchange) commission by the …

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed, dated, and numbered in pencil on lower margin
Series
Soviet American Array
Publisher
ULAE, West Islip
Price ranges of large prints by Robert Rauschenberg
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$24,000–$26,000
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Robert Rauschenberg
American, 1925–2008
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Robert Rauschenberg’s enthusiasm for popular culture and, with his contemporary Jasper Johns, his rejection of the angst and seriousness of the Abstract Expressionists led him to search for a new way of painting. A prolific innovator of techniques and mediums, he used unconventional art materials ranging from dirt and house paint to umbrellas and car tires. In the early 1950s, Rauschenberg was already gaining a reputation as the art world’s enfant terrible with works such as Erased de Kooning Drawing (1953), for which he requested a drawing (as well as permission) from Willem de Kooning, and proceeded to rub away the image until only ghostly marks remained on the paper. By 1954, Rauschenberg completed his first three-dimensional collage paintings—he called them Combines—in which he incorporated discarded materials and mundane objects to explore the intersection of art and life. “I think a picture is more like the real world when it’s made out of the real world,” he said. In 1964 he became the first American to win the International Grand Prize in Painting at the Venice Biennale. The 1/4 Mile or Two Furlong Piece (1981–98), a cumulative artwork, embodies his spirit of eclecticism, comprising a retrospective overview of his many discrete periods, including painting, fabric collage, sculptural components made from cardboard and scrap metal, as well as a variety of image transfer and printing methods.

Soviet American Array II, 1988-1990

Color intaglio print on Saunders paper, full margins
88 × 53 1/8 in
223.5 × 134.9 cm
Edition of 55
This is part of a limited edition set.
$24,000
Location
Miami, Toronto
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