DAC Collection Artist Information
American painter, photographer, and printmaker
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Ruscha, originally from Oklahoma, studied at the Chouinard Art Institute from 1956 to 1960 in Los Angeles. He work was considered part of the Pop Art movement, and he gained prominence with his photographs of mundane subjects in Los Angeles such as gas stations and apartment buildings, as well as his paintings that featured isolated words or phrases. A major travelling retrospective of his work was organized by the San Francisco MOMA in 1982-1983. American artist.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500024159.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Edward Ruscha:
|Edward Ruscha||Raw, 1971||Screenprint on heavyweight wove paper|
|Edward Ruscha||Sin, 1970||Screenprint|
|Edward Ruscha||Stews, 1970||Screenprint on heavyweight white wove paper|
|Edward Ruscha||Untitled (house), 1978||Lithograph printed in blue ink on wove paper|
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