"writing a piece for Udo about Rauschenberg"

The work of New York City artist Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) saw Abstract Expressionism cross over into Pop Art during the 1950s.

Robert Rauschenberg: Riding Bikes, 1998, Berlin
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeRobert Rauschenberg: Riding Bikes, 1998, Berlin - Credit: Hans Bug

Rauschenberg used 'Combines' during this period, which saw him combine unusual materials and objects to create his art - a mixture of painting and sculptures.