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Ed Ruscha, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Larry Rivers – The 4 Rs

Artists such as Ed Ruscha, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist and Larry Rivers, share a common theme in their contributions to art history. Their own generational and social landscape became the very template, which many of their prints derived from. Ed Ruscha’s Hollywood, Robert Rauschenberg’s Retroactive 1, James Rosenquest’s F-111, and of course Larry River’s Four Camels all share images of iconic symbols reflecting moments in Americana;  moments in history which these four artists recognized as being significant enough to forever document in their own creative processes. The Four R’s explores 12 works on paper which share this common, historical connection.
Robert Fontaine, Owner of Robert Fontaine Gallery

 

 

 

That Was Then This Is Now | Ed Ruscha | Robert Fontaine Gallery
That Was Then This Is Now | Ed Ruscha | Robert Fontaine Gallery
History Kids | Ed Ruscha | Hamilton-Selway Fine Art
History Kids | Ed Ruscha | Hamilton-Selway Fine Art
Ghost Station | Ed Ruscha | Bernard Jacobson Gallery
Ghost Station | Ed Ruscha | Bernard Jacobson Gallery
Artist's Rights Today | Ed Ruscha | Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art
Artist’s Rights Today | Robert Rauschenberg | Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art
Support | Robert Rauschenberg | Robert Fontaine Gallery
Support | Robert Rauschenberg | Robert Fontaine Gallery
Lotus VI (The Lotus Series) | Robert Rauschenberg | Leslie Sacks Contemporary (IFPDA)
Lotus VI (The Lotus Series) | Robert Rauschenberg | Leslie Sacks Contemporary (IFPDA)
Stencil | Larry Rivers | Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art
Stencil | Larry Rivers | Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art
Sky Music Over Carnegie Hall | Larry Rivers | Michael Lisi Contemporary Art
Sky Music Over Carnegie Hall | Larry Rivers | Michael Lisi Contemporary Art
Madame Butterfly | Larry Rivers | Baker Sponder Gallery
Madame Butterfly | Larry Rivers | Baker Sponder Gallery
Hey! Let's go for a ride  | James Rosenquist | Soho Contemporary Art
Hey! Let’s go for a ride | James Rosenquist | Soho Contemporary Art
A Free For All | James Rosenquist | Michael Lisi Contemporary Art
A Free For All | James Rosenquist | Michael Lisi Contemporary Art
Circles of Confusion and Lite Bulb | James Rosenquist | Robert Fontaine Gallery
Circles of Confusion and Lite Bulb | James Rosenquist | Robert Fontaine Gallery