Conservation Document

SFMOMA notes from a conservation consultation on Robert Rauschenberg's Sand (Hoarfrost Edition)

Part of Rauschenberg Research Project

  • SFMOMA notes from a conservation consultation on Robert Rauschenbergs <em>Sand (Hoarfrost Edition)</em>

    SFMOMA notes from a conservation consultation on Robert Rauschenberg’s Sand (Hoarfrost Edition) (1974) with paper conservator Adam Novak. SFMOMA Conservation Department files

  • Robert Petersen and Robert Rauschenberg at work on a Hoarfrost Edition

    Robert Petersen (left) and Robert Rauschenberg (right) prepare to create a Hoarfrost Edition by placing newspapers on a press bed. Photo: Daniel B. Freeman, ca. 1974

  • Detail of Robert Rauschenberg's Sand (Hoarfrost Edition) showing stamps

    Robert Rauschenberg, Sand (Hoarfrost Edition), 1974 (detail)

  • Sand (Hoarfrost Edition)

    Robert Rauschenberg, Sand (Hoarfrost Edition), Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 PST 2013; solvent transfer and relief print on fabric, 84 in. x 41 in. (213.36 cm x 104.14 cm); Gift of John Berggruen; © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and Gemini G.E.L. / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY; published by Gemini G.E.L.; photo: Ben Blackwell


SFMOMA associate conservator Amanda Hunter Johnson’s notes from a 2009 consultation with paper conservator Adam Novak, who studied Rauschenberg’s Hoarfrost Edition and visited the museum to examine and discuss Sand.