Robert Rauschenberg

Oracle

1962–65

Five-part found-metal assemblage with five concealed radios: ventilation duct; automobile door on typewriter table, with crushed metal; ventilation duct in washtub and water, with wire basket; constructed staircase control unit housing batteries and electronic components; and wood window frame with ventilation duct, all on wheels

Dimensions variable

Museé National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Pierre Schlumberger, 1976

Engineers: Billy Klüver, Harold Hodges, Per Biorn, Toby Fitch, and Robert K. Moore

RRF
65.005