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Robert Rauschenberg

Winner (Senator Javits Poster), 1968

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Details

Lot 37
Offset lithograph in colors on wove paper
22.0 x 22.5 in (55.9 x 57.1 cm)
Edition of 100
Signed, dated, and numbered on recto
Foster.61
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Location

This item ships from the United States.


Description

Robert Rauschenberg's 'Winner' is a poster published in conjunction with Senator Jacob Javits's campaign for re-election to the United States Senate. It is a whirling collage of images composed of the Manhattan skyline, eyes, trees, and photographs of Marion and Jacob Javits, who were Rauschenberg's good friends. Following the campaign in 1968, Senator Javits won re-election to the Senate.


Additional Info


About Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925-2008) was a prevalent mid-twentieth century artist whose artistic philosophy consistently challenged the popular Abstract Expressionism movement. Working in all mediums from painting and sculpture to photography, prints, and performance, he is best known for his innovative mixed media series ‘Combines’ (1954-1964) and his ‘Erased de Kooning Drawing’ (1953). Over the years, he often worked collaboratively with other artists, hosted numerous international exhibitions, and won several awards. His work resides in multiple institutions including MoMA, the Tate Gallery, Kunstmuseum Basel, and the Guggenheim.