Centre Pompidou, Paris

MUSÉE NATIONAL D'ART MODERNE - CENTRE GEORGE POMPIDOU | Place Georges-Pompidou
F-75004 Paris

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In 1964, after years of domination by the Paris School, Robert Rauschenberg won the prize for painting at the Venice Biennial. American art, having finally shed its mantle of abstract expressionism, won the day, in the person of an artist who is known for incorporating masses of everyday objects into his work. Pieces of fabric or of paper, ties, postcards, fragments of parachutes, copies of great masters, stuffed animals, etc., are all combined together, jumbled up with paint and with the canvas to create imposing and highly alternative works: the Combines.

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Robert Rauschenberg: Combines

Stationen:
20.12.05 - 02.04.06 Metropolitan Museum, New York
21.05.06 - 04.09.06 Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
25.10.06 - 08.01.07 Centre Pompidou, Paris
17.02.07 - 06.05.07 Moderna Museet Stockholm