Robert Rutman

Wednesday, March 18, 1987. 8:30 pm

Robert Rutman

Wednesday, March 18, 1987. 8:30 pm

“Singing Steels”, American industrial instruments, sounds of industrial meditation.”


Robert “Bob” Rutman (born 15 May 1931) is a German-American visual artist, musician, composer, and instrument builder. Best known for his work with homemade idiophones in his Steel Cello Ensemble, Rutman is regarded as a pioneer of multimedia performance in his mixing of music, sculpture, film, and visual art.