Ed Ruscha

American, born 1937

16,158 followers

Ed Ruscha

American, born 1937

16,158 followers

Despite being credited with a Pop sensibility, Ed Ruscha defies categorization with his diverse …

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Despite being credited with a Pop sensibility, Ed Ruscha defies categorization with his diverse output of photographic books and tongue-in-cheek photo-collages, paintings, and drawings. Ruscha’s work is inspired by the ironies and idiosyncrasies of life in Los Angeles, which he often conveys by placing glib words and …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$30m, Christie's, 2014
Solo show at a major institution
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and 4 more
Group show at a major institution
Whitney Museum of American Art, and 15 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 6 more
Participated in a major biennial
Manifesta, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, and 2 more
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