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Artists from Florida: Robert Rauschenberg, Antonia Gerstacker, Jessicka, Reginald Case, the Highwaymen, Irene Moon, Gale Fulton Ross

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Published June 25th 2011
ISBN : 9781156089514
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30 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Robert Rauschenberg, Antonia Gerstacker, Jessicka, Reginald Case, The Highwaymen, Irene Moon, GaleMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Robert Rauschenberg, Antonia Gerstacker, Jessicka, Reginald Case, The Highwaymen, Irene Moon, Gale Fulton Ross, Frank Swift Chase, Hughie Lee-Smith, Echo Chernik, Joshua Field, Jerry Uelsmann, Robert Butler, Kalup Linzy, Maggie Taylor, Stephen Gamson, Noah Deledda, Harold Newton, Rodney Hardee, Melissa Springer, Don Maitz, Marilyn Bendell, Hernan Bas, Tommy Castillo, Richard LeSesne, Lori McNamara, Brooke McEldowney. Excerpt: Robert Rauschenberg (October 22, 1925 - May 12, 2008) was an American artist who came to prominence in the 1950s transition from Abstract Expressionism to Pop Art. Rauschenberg is well-known for his Combines of the 1950s, in which non-traditional materials and objects were employed in innovative combinations. Rauschenberg was both a painter and a sculptor and the Combines are a combination of both, but he also worked with photography, printmaking, papermaking, and performance. He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1993. Rauschenberg lived and worked in New York City as well as on Captiva Island, Florida until his death from heart failure on May 12, 2008. Rauschenberg was born as Milton Ernest Rauschenberg in Port Arthur, Texas, the son of Dora and Ernest Rauschenberg. His father was of German and Cherokee ancestry and his mother of Anglo-Saxon descent. His parents were Fundamentalist Christians. Rauschenberg studied at the Kansas City Art Institute and the Acad mie Julian in Paris, France, where he met the painter Susan Weil. In 1948 Rauschenberg and Weil decided to attend Black Mountain College in North Carolina. Canyon (1959)Josef Albers originally of the Bauhaus school became Rauschenbergs painting instructor at Black Mountain. Albers preliminary courses relied on strict discipline that did not allow for any uninfluenced experimentation. Rauschenberg described Albers as influenc...