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Ed Ruscha has become know for his deadpan irreverence, and his Pop inspired art work. He holds the mirror up to the banality of urban life and gives order to the barrage of mass media-fed images and information that confronts us daily. Born in Omaha in 1937, He moved to Los Angeles in the early 1950′s where he studied at the Chouinard Art Institute. By the early sixties he had made a name for himself for his collage, painting and printmaking, and for his association with the Ferrus Gallery group. Later he achieved recognition for his painting incorporating words and phrases and for his many photographic books.

Description: INSCRIBED BY ED RUSCHA “Best to Chris! Ed Ruscha”. First Edition 1/2000. 64 pages with 37 color plates. Published on the occasion of the 1997 Leo Castelli Gallery exhibition and in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their working relationship with Ed Ruscha. 17 “Cityscape” paintings and 20 exhibited books emblazoned with either paint or bleach by the artist to reveal the letter “O”. Some very minor sunning to edges of wrappers, otherwise fine.

Bookseller Inventory# 26144

Edward Ruscha: Cityscapes / O Books
Ruscha, Ed

Publisher: Leo Castelli Gallery
Publication Date: 1997
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition

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