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Mixografia
Los Angeles
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Excellent condition.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Front corner.
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Included
Publisher
Mixografía®
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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 phrases from colloquial and consumerist usage atop photographic images or fields of color. Known for painting and drawing with unusual materials such as gunpowder, blood, and Pepto Bismol, Ruscha draws attention to the deterioration of language and the pervasive cliches in pop culture, illustrated by his iconic 1979 painting I Don’t Want No Retro Spective. “You see this badly done on purpose, but the badly-done-on-purpose thing was done so well that it just becomes, let’s say, profound,” he once said. Equally renowned were his photographic books, in which he transferred the deadpan Pop style into series of images of LA—apartments, palm trees, or Twentysix Gasoline Stations (1962), his most famous work.

High auction record
$52.5m, Christie's, 2019
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Louisiana on Paper: Ed Ruscha - VERYLouisiana Museum of Modern Art
2017
Ed Ruscha: Custom-Built Intrigue: Drawings 1974–1984Gagosian
2016
Ed Ruscha and the Great American Westde Young Museum
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Petroplots Suite: Pacific Coast Highway/Sunset Boulevard, 2001

Mixografía® print on handmade paper
28 × 39 in
71.1 × 99.1 cm
Edition of 75
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Los Angeles
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M
Mixografia
Los Angeles
Medium
Condition
Excellent condition.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Front corner.
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Included
Publisher
Mixografía®
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Ed Ruscha
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$8,000–$10,000
This work
$0
$42,000+

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 phrases from colloquial and consumerist usage atop photographic images or fields of color. Known for painting and drawing with unusual materials such as gunpowder, blood, and Pepto Bismol, Ruscha draws attention to the deterioration of language and the pervasive cliches in pop culture, illustrated by his iconic 1979 painting I Don’t Want No Retro Spective. “You see this badly done on purpose, but the badly-done-on-purpose thing was done so well that it just becomes, let’s say, profound,” he once said. Equally renowned were his photographic books, in which he transferred the deadpan Pop style into series of images of LA—apartments, palm trees, or Twentysix Gasoline Stations (1962), his most famous work.

High auction record
$52.5m, Christie's, 2019
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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