Robert Rauschenberg’s “Bed” (1950) was one of his first “combines,” ordinary objects given new significance by placing them in the context of art. Artist Sarah Sze reflects on Rauschenberg’s influence on her own work and explores the question about his combines: was it everyday that became art or art that became everyday?
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