Part I Light-Insensitive Methods
1 Transfers and Lifts
2 Hand Coloring
© Robert Rauschenberg, Mainspring, 32 × 62½ in. frottage on paper, 1965 Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Marron.Photo credit: F. J. Thomas Photography.Rauschenberg incorporated solvent transfers into his artwork after he discovered that rubbings could be made from newsprints wet with lighter fluid. These drawings retain a gestural appearance from the back-and-forth movement of the rubbing implement. The transfer process offered a wide range of subject matter ...