Jul 14, 2014

Farm Garden (Jardin de Granja)/ROCI, Cuba

Farm Garden (Jardin de Granja)/ROCI, Cuba


Robert Rauschenberg

(American, 1925-2008)

Enamel and acrylic on galvanized steel

Overall: 123.8 x 93.3 cm (48 3/4 x 36 3/4 in.)

Gift of Robert and Darlene Duvin 2014.26



This painting is part of Rauschenberg’s Cuba series, incorporating aspects of the hand-painted signs he saw while visiting the Caribbean nation. He went to politically sensitive countries and cultures, including Cuba, to explore the influence of culture and politics on visual culture. The artist funded the project himself in order to have the greatest freedom of expression.

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