Previews Robert Rauschenberg: Pop Art Pioneer with Alistair Sooke airs on BBC-2 10 December Published 2 years ago on December 10, 2016 In one off hour long documentary Robert Rauschenberg: Pop Art Pioneer Alistair Sooke celebrates the genius of America’s most prolific and original artist, Robert Rauschenberg. Fearless and influential, he blazed a trail for artists in the second half of the 20th century, and yet his work is rarely seen in the UK. That is about to change with a major retrospective at Tate Modern this December. Rauschenberg was the first artist to win the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale in 1963, creating a crucial bridge between the Abstract Expressionists of the 50s and the Pop artists who emerged in the 60s. Famous for his ‘Combines’ that elevated the rich junk of life to the status of high art, he continued to work right up to his death in 2008, collaborating with dancers, scientists and social activists on a startlingly broad array of projects. In this programme presenter Alastair Sooke travels to the east coast of the USA to talk to those closest to Rauschenberg, to reveal the boundless curiosity and restless experimentation that kept him engaged till the very end of his six-decade career. Robert Rauschenberg: Pop Art Pioneer airs on Saturday 10 December, 2016 at 9.45pm on BBC Two. BBCDocumentary Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes14 hours ago Bring It!: Breaking the Curse of the B-Squad (S5EP20 Lifetime Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Breaking the Curse of the B-Squad: Alumni Kayla and Sunjai arrive at the Dollhouse to help the B-Squad break their... Episodes14 hours ago The Titan Games: The Titan Games Championship (Season Finale NBC Thurs 28 Feb 2019) The Titan Games Championship: After thousands of hopefuls applied, a field of 64 exceptional athletes has been narrowed down to... Episodes14 hours ago How to Get Away with Murder: Please Say No One Else Is Dead (Season finale ABC Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Please Say No One Else Is Dead: Annalise and her team need to get to the truth before the truth... Episodes14 hours ago Flack: Episode Two (Pop Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Episode Two: Robyn tries to distract the press from the fact that her pop star client is being dropped by... Episodes14 hours ago Better Things: Chicago (S3EP1 FX Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Chicago: Sam and Max go on a trip. Written by Pamela Adlon Directed by Pamela Adlon Airdate: Thursday 28 February... search EPISODES Episodes14 hours ago Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry: Terra Jole, Lizzo, Howie Mandel (S4EP2 E! Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Terra Jole, Lizzo, Howie Mandel: Terra Jole breaks down as Tyler delivers a message of validation from her deceased father;... Episodes14 hours ago The Orville: Identity Part 2 (S2EP9 FOX Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Identity Part 2: Ed and the crew travel to Isaac’s home planet Kaylon in the second half of this two... Episodes14 hours ago A Million Little Things: goodbye (Season finale ABC Thurs 28 Feb 2019) goodbye: With questions still lingering around Jon’s death, his loved ones try to move on, each taking meaningful steps forward... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.