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Mr. Chow Matchbox, 1984

Silkscreen on matchbox with matches inside.
1 1/2 × 2 in
3.8 × 5.1 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
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This is an actual matchbox with silkscreens of works by Ed Ruscha and David Hockney respectively on …

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This is an actual matchbox with silkscreens of works by Ed Ruscha and David Hockney respectively on each side. Mr. Chow's restaurant was a fixture in Hollywood of the 1980s - the literal food bridge between the glamorous worlds of moviemaking and art - and Mr. Chow himself became a celebrity in his own right -- …

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Mr. Chow, Los Angeles California
Ed Ruscha
American, b. 1937
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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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David Hockney
British, b. 1937
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A pioneer of the British Pop Art movement in the early 1960s alongside Richard Hamilton, David …

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A pioneer of the British Pop Art movement in the early 1960s alongside Richard Hamilton, David Hockney gained recognition for his semi-abstract paintings on the theme of homosexual love before it was decriminalized in England in 1967. In We Two Boys Clinging Together (1961), red-painted couples embrace one other while …

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About the work
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Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

This is an actual matchbox with silkscreens of works by Ed Ruscha and David Hockney respectively on …

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This is an actual matchbox with silkscreens of works by Ed Ruscha and David Hockney respectively on each side. Mr. Chow's restaurant was a fixture in Hollywood of the 1980s - the literal food bridge between the glamorous worlds of moviemaking and art - and Mr. Chow himself became a celebrity in his own right -- …

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Manufacturer
Mr. Chow, Los Angeles California
Ed Ruscha
American, b. 1937
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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 …

Read more
David Hockney
British, b. 1937
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A pioneer of the British Pop Art movement in the early 1960s alongside Richard Hamilton, David …

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A pioneer of the British Pop Art movement in the early 1960s alongside Richard Hamilton, David Hockney gained recognition for his semi-abstract paintings on the theme of homosexual love before it was decriminalized in England in 1967. In We Two Boys Clinging Together (1961), red-painted couples embrace one other while …

Read more

Mr. Chow Matchbox, 1984

Silkscreen on matchbox with matches inside.
1 1/2 × 2 in
3.8 × 5.1 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
Bidding closed
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