Robert Rauschenberg – Cause of Death, Age, Date, and Facts

The painter Robert Rauschenberg passed away at age 82, this age of death has to be considered impressive. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Robert Rauschenberg and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Painter and pop artist known for his graphic art and his innovative use of materials. Best known for “Combines” from the 1950s.

He studied under Josef Albers, who established the Bauhaus School and taught at Black Mountain College.

He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1993 and the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts in 1995.

How did Robert Rauschenberg die?

Robert Rauschenberg's death was caused by congestive heart failure.

Robert Rauschenberg, the irrepressibly prolific American artist who time and again reshaped art in the 20th century, died on Monday night at his home on Captiva Island, Fla. He was 82. The cause was heart failure, said Arne Glimcher, chairman of PaceWildenstein, the Manhattan gallery that represents Mr.

Information about the death of Robert Rauschenberg
Cause of deathCongestive Heart Failure
Age of death82 years
BirthdayOctober 22, 1925
Death dateMay 12, 2008
Place of deathCaptiva, Florida, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Robert Rauschenberg

"Screwing things up is a virtue. Being correct is never the point. I have an almost fanatically correct assistant, and by the time she re-spells my words and corrects my punctuation, I can't read what I wrote. Being right can stop all the momentum of a very interesting idea."

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"I'm not so facile that I can accomplish or find out what I want to know or explore enough of the possibilities and a way of making a painting, say, in just one painting or two paintings."

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"But I found a lot of artists at the Cedar Bar were difficult for me to talk to."

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"There was a whole language that I could never make function for myself in relationship to painting and that was attitudes like tortured, struggle, pain."

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"I usually work in a direction until I know how to do it, then I stop. At the time that I am bored or understand - I use those words interchangeably - another appetite has formed. A lot of people try to think up ideas. I'm not one. I'd rather accept the irresistible possibilities of what I can't ignore."

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