Robert Rauschenberg (American artist, 1925-2008) died Monday night at his Florida home. Irrepressible, playful, hard-drinking spirit, he blurred the lines between art, sculpture and photography, and used everything -- print, paint, and assembled found junk -- and made us see the art in it. He threw everything on board, and sidestepped the angst of Abstract Expressionism. Rauschenberg helped open up the possibilities. For the NYTimes obit, click HERE.
-from "Robert Rauschenberg: Man at Work"