The Technical Dimension of the Works of Artists Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns

A Comparative Study


  • Nawras Hameed Majeed College of Fine Arts, University of Basrah, Iraq



Technology, Material, Ideas, Discourse, Audience


The research entitled (The Technical Dimension of the Works of Artists Rauschenberg and Jasper Jones) dealt with the nature of the concept of technology and the mechanisms of its operation in plastic art, The research come in four chapters. The first chapter: The methodological framework of the research, in which the research problem was presented, the importance of research and the need for it, and the goal and limits of the research. As for the second chapter; The theoretical framework, it contained two sections, The first section focused on technology, its concept and its transformations in the history of art, The second section dealt with (the experience of Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns). The third chapter was concerned with research procedures, where the researcher presented the method used, and the research tool, community, and sample of (3) are a model. As for the fourth chapter, it included the results, conclusions, proposals, and recommendations, and the most important of these results reached by the researcher are: 1- Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns used the collage technique (mixed medium), where the artist created multiple processes between gluing, composition, and color painting, thus presenting mutually reinforcing techniques within one visual field. 2- Most postmodern artists invested in disparate ready – made objects to develop them through color, collage, composition, printmaking, photography, and other techniques, as in models (1,2,3).


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How to Cite

Nawras Hameed Majeed. (2024). The Technical Dimension of the Works of Artists Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns: A Comparative Study. Basrah Arts Journal, (28), 81–92.