Artwork Detail

Detail of Robert Rauschenberg's Mink Chow (Chow Bags) showing stitching

Part of Rauschenberg Research Project

  • Detail of Robert Rauschenbergs <em>Mink Chow (Chow Bags)</em> showing stitching

    Robert Rauschenberg, Mink Chow (Chow Bags), 1977 (detail)

  • Detail of Robert Rauschenberg's Mink Chow (Chow Bags) showing stitching

    Robert Rauschenberg, Mink Chow (Chow Bags), 1977 (detail)

  • Detail of Robert Rauschenberg's Mink Chow (Chow Bags) showing signature and inscription

    Robert Rauschenberg, Mink Chow (Chow Bags), 1977 (detail)

  • Mink Chow (Chow Bags)

    Robert Rauschenberg, Mink Chow (Chow Bags), Sat Jan 01 12:00:00 PST 1977; screen print and graphite with plastic thread, 47 7/8 in. x 36 1/4 in. (121.6 cm x 92.08 cm); Gift of John Rosenthal; © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY; published by Styria Studio; photo: Ben Blackwell


This image shows the upper left corner of Mink Chow (Chow Bags) where Rauschenberg included a stitched length of string that replicates the tie closure on the original Purina feed bag that Rauschenberg used as inspiration for this work.