Curatorial Document

Felissimo brochure for Robert Rauschenberg's Tribute 21 portfolio, 1994

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  • Felissimo brochure for Robert Rauschenbergs <em>Tribute 21</em> portfolio, 1994

    Felissimo brochure for Robert Rauschenberg’s Tribute 21 portfolio, 1994. SFMOMA Permanent Collection Object Files

  • Architecture (Tribute 21)

    Robert Rauschenberg, Architecture (Tribute 21), Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 PST 1994; offset lithograph, 41 in. x 27 in. (104.14 cm x 68.58 cm); Gift of Felissimo; © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY; published by Felissimo


This informational brochure lists the humanitarian themes and honorees represented in Rauschenberg’s Tribute 21 portfolio (1994). Rauschenberg collaborated with Felissimo, a Japanese company, on this project, which was aimed at bolstering public awareness of the featured causes and individuals. In the brochure, Rauschenberg notes, “I feel strong in my belief, based on my varied and widely traveled collaborations, that a one-to-one contact through art contains potent peaceful powers, and is the most non-elitiest [sic] way to share exotic and common information, hopefully seducing us into creating mutual understandings for the benefit of all.” Felissimo donated $10,000 to each honoree.