Automobile Tire Print Coasters x Robert Rauschenberg
Third Drawer Down in collaboration with The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation present the Automobile Tire Print coasters, an iconic piece now available as tableware. This artwork came about in 1953 when Robert Rauschenberg directed his director friend John Cage his model ford straight over 20 sheets of paper laid out on the streets of Manhattan.
About the Artist
One of the 20th century's most influential American artists, Robert Rauschenberg was known for his groundbreaking work as well as a spirit of generosity and social activism.
Working in a wide range of subjects, styles, techniques, and mediums, Rauschenberg was a forerunner of many of the important artistic movements since abstract expressionism. He had a lifelong commitment to collaboration, working with performers, printmakers, scientists, writers and artisans from around the globe. Rauschenberg also stood behind many causes ranging from environmental protection to the role of art in education to the connection between freedom of expression and human rights.Today, Rauschenberg's work is not only heralded by curators and art historians, it remains highly influential and relevant to a new generation of artists.
-Set of four corkboard coasters
-10cm x 10cm (3.9" x 3.9")
-Packaging Size: 45cm x 10.2cm x 0.7cm (17.7" x 4" x 0.2")
Robert Rauschenberg, Automobile Tire Print, 1953.
© Robert Rauschenberg