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Robert Rauschenberg: Man at Work

Synopsis
Explores the life and work of Robert Rauschenberg at the time of a major retrospective of his work at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, in 1997. His huge autobiographical work, ‘The 1/4 Mile or 2 Furlong Piece’, provides a focal point for the film. Rauschenberg looks back over his career with candour and humour, and explains the evolution of several of his most famous works. Includes archive footage and contributions from Calvin Tomkins, Barbara Rose, Ileana Sonnabend, Leo Castelli, Merce Cunningham and Rachel Rosenthal.
Series
Art Lives, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1997
Subjects
Art
Keywords
art - modern art; Pop Art; Rauschenberg, Robert; stage design

Credits

Director
Chris Granlund
Producer
Andrea Miller
Contributor
Colin Minchin

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£17.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
59 minutes
Year
2013

Production Company

Name

Germany

Address
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
Notes
Use for: ZDF
Name

Ovation

Name

RM Arts

Sponsor

Name

Guggenheim Museum

Publisher

Name

Arthaus Musik

Web
http://www.arthaus-musik.com External site opens in new window

Distributor

Name

Illuminations

Email
louise@illuminationsmedia.co.uk
Web
http://www.illuminationsmedia.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7288 8400
Fax
020 7288 8488
Address
19-20 Rheidol Mews
Rheidol Terrace
Islington
London
N1 8NU
Notes
Illuminations produces and distributes programmes on arts-related subjects, some of which are made for television and others in conjunction with cultural institutions to accompany specific exhibitions. Many titles are available for sale on DVD, including continuing series on leading contemporary and twentieth century artists and modern architecture, as well as a few programmes on religion, drama, history and ideas.
 

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