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Angel by Ed Ruscha

by Ed Ruscha

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Edition Size: 68

Sheet Size: 12 x 16.12 inches


Condition: Pristine


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Artist: Ed Ruscha (1937)
Title: Angel
Year: 1991
Medium: Lithograph on Arches paper
Edition: 68, plus proofs
Size: 12 x 16.12 inches
Condition: Excellent
Inscription: Signed, numbered, and dated by the artist
Notes: Published by Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, with their blindstamp.

ED RUSCHA (1937) was born in 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska. Ruscha moved to Los Angeles in 1956 to attend classes at the Chouinard Art Institute.

In 1962, Ruscha’s work was included in the historically important and groundbreaking, New Painting of Common Objects, at the Pasadena Art Museum. This exhibition was historically considered one of the first Pop Art exhibitions in America. Ruscha first exhibited in 1963 at the Ferus Gallery, and his first solo exhibition was in 1973 at the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York. Since 1964, Ruscha has been experimenting with painting, drawing words and phrases, often oddly comic and satiric. During the 1970s, Ruscha experimented with a range of materials including gunpowder, blood, fruit and grass stains.

Ruscha has been the subject of numerous museum retrospectives that have traveled internationally including those organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 1982, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in 2000, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney in 2004. Also in 2004, The Whitney Museum of American Art organized two simultaneous exhibitions: “Cotton Puffs, Q-tips®, Smoke and Mirrors: The Drawings of Ed Ruscha,” which traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and “Ed Ruscha, a Photographer” opened at the Jeu de Paume in Paris in 2006.

Edward Ruscha currently lives and works in Los Angles



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