Edward Ruscha: Catalogue RaisonnA© of the Paintings. Volume One: 1958A–1970
Edward RuschaISBN: 3882439726;
Switching to a career in fine art from his dream of becoming a commercial artist, Ed Ruscha first came into prominence in the early 60s with his large word paintings and paintings of commercial icons, such as 20th Century Fox and Standard Station, that related in manner and style to the nascent Pop art movement. Drawing on a variety of sources that also included his own drawings, prints, and artist's books, Ruscha was often associated with the west coast cool style, but ultimately his work confounded the art world with its sly and elusive sense of deadpan humor, as seen in his series of bird paintings and in the liquid word paintings that rounded out the decade.~The Edward Ruscha Catalogue RaisonnA© of Paintings is a five-volume series under the general editorship of the Gagosian Gallery, and is a co-publication between Gagosian Gallery and Steidl Verlag. Volume One, on offer here, contains 137 paintings printed in full color from Ruscha's student period to the Pop- and...
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