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Robert Rauschenberg

AKA Milton Rauschenberg

Born: 22-Oct-1925
Birthplace: Port Arthur, TX
Died: 13-May-2008
Location of death: Captiva Island, FL
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual [1]
Occupation: Sculptor, Painter
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: American modern sculptor and painter

Military service: US Navy (WWII)

Collaborator with Jasper Johns.

[1] Pam Meecham and Julie Sheldon, Modern Art: A Critical Introduction (2004), and also Michael Moons, A Small Boy and Others: Imitation and Initiation in American Culture from Henry James to Andy Warhol (1998).

Father: Ernest Rauschenberg
Mother: Dora
Wife: Susan Weil (m. 1950, div. 1952, one son)
Son: Christopher Rauschenberg
Jasper Johns (according to Mitch Stacy, Associated Press)
Boyfriend: Darryl Pottorf (his assistant, noted by AP as his companion)

    University: University of Texas at Austin
    University: Kansas City Art Institute (studied 1946-47)
    University: Black Mountain College, North Carolina (1948-50)
    University: Art Students League of New York

    amfAR National Council
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    EMILY's List
    Friends of Hillary
    National Academy of Design
    National Medal of Arts 1993
    Esalen Performer

    Who Gets to Call It Art? (1-Feb-2006) · Himself

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