Rauschenberg’s The 1/4 Mile

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is showing the entirety of Rauschenberg’s 1981-1998 work, The 1/4 Mile or 2 Furlong Piece.  The work consists of 190 panels that stretch a total of one fourth mile, which was the same length as Rauschenberg’s commute to work. The entire work is made up of a variety of materials, included recycled materials, textiles, metals, and more. The work also includes audio recordings of his travels.

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/03/06/700152735/wear-comfortable-shoes-this-art-exhibition-covers-1-4-mile

https://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/rauschenberg-14-mile

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