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Robert Rauschenberg
(1925 - )

1925 Born in Texas
1942 Studies pharmacy for a short time at the University of Texas
1944 Serves in the U.S. Marines
1947 Studies at the Kansas City Art Institute
1948 Enrols at the Académie Julian, Paris
1948 Studies under Joseph Albers at Black Mountain College
1949 Collaborates with choreographer Merce Cunningham and composer John Cage, moves to New York, studies at the Art Students' League
1952 Returns to Black Mountain College
1953 Travels in France and Spain, exhibitions in Florence and Rome
1954 Begins long association with Merce Cunningham Dance Company
1960 Meets Marcel Duchamp
1962 Awarded the Grand Prix at Ljubljana
1964 Wins the Grand Prix at the Venice Biennale
1970 Sets up the foundation Change Inc. for destitute artists
1974 Travels to Israel and India
1980 Retrospectives in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Munich and London
1981 Photographs exhibited at the Centre Pompidou, Paris
1989 Work goes on world tour
1997 Huge career retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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