American Pop Artist Robert Rauschenberg Dies

May 14, 2008

American pop artist Robert Rauschenberg died of heart failure at the age of 82-years old..Boston (ChattahBox) – American pop artist Robert Rauschenberg died of heart failure at the age of 82-years old.

His death was announced on Monday by Jennifer Joy of PaceWildenstein gallery in New York.

He is considered a true pioneer in pop art, gaining a lot of fame in the 1950s and beyond.

He is most famous for his combines, combinations of 3D objects and paint, bringing together art and modern life.

Rauschenberg gained a lot more accolades as well, winning the 1984 Grammy Award fo rbest album package, as well as painting pictures of John F. Kennedy.

As late as 1997, he stated in an interview that he was “still discoverying things every day.”


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