Robert Rauschenberg at the Tate Modern

I have found the work of Robert Rauschenberg interesting for many years, however I didnt realise the breadth of his work in terms of exploring different ways of working until I came to this exhibition. This made me feel much better about working in more than one art form and style as this had become a problem for me.

Again, many works to note and working methods although some are worth mentioning here.

I found the correlation to the musical notation and possible topographical mapping fascinating, almost as though he is trying to work through some physics or mathematics problem within the work which relates to sound location and landscape. But I do also sense an element of misdirection and humour.

I was also particularly taken by Mud Muse, not just due to the use of clay , but the process of using a tape recording to trigger movement of air in order to move the clay.


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