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Robert Rauschenberg | Artistas | Gugenheim Bilbao Museoa
1925

Born Milton Ernest Rauschenberg on October 22.

1944

Serves in the U.S. Marines.

1947

Enrolls at the Kansas City Art Institute. Changes his name to Bob and then later to Robert.

1948

Studies at the Académie Julian in Paris and at Black Mountain College near Asheville, North Carolina.

1949

Moves to New York.

1950

Attends classes at the Art Students League, where he meets Cy Twombly.

1951

Rauschenberg’s work is included in Abstraction in Photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Has his first solo show, at Betty Parsons Gallery in New York. Begins the White Paintings and black paintings series.

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