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Artist Profile

Ed Ruscha

b. 1937

Edward Joseph Ruscha IV, although born in Omaha Nebraska, spent most of his early years in Oklahoma City. In 1956, Ruscha moved to Los Angeles to study art and by the 1960s he became well known for his printings, collages, and photographs and for his association with the Ferus Gallery Group. Ruscha now lives and works in Culver City, California.

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Work

Works in Our Collection

Matteo Sandonà
Untitled Still Life (Bowl and Fruit on Cloth-draped Table)
Oil on canvas, c. 1900
20 1/4 x 26 1/4 inches
Promised gift of Nancy Dustin Wall Moure
PG.2004.009.020

Ed Ruscha
Also
Gunpowder and pastel on paper, 1970
5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
Gift of Ruth and Murray Gribin
2001.010.117

Ed Ruscha
51% Angel, 49% Devil
Lithograph, 1984
22 1/4 x 29 3/4 inches
Gift of the Richard H. Mumper Trust
1994.151

Ed Ruscha
Untitled (From the Barcelona Collection)
Lithograph on Guarro paper, 1988
29 7/8 x 22 inches
Gift of Ed Moses and Family
1991.128.016

Ed Ruscha
Untitled (From the Barcelona Collection)
Lithograph on Guarro paper, 1988
29 7/8 x 22 inches
Gift of Ed Moses and Family
1991.128.015

Ed Ruscha
Rabbit
Lithograph, 1986
45 x 33 3/4 inches
Museum Purchase, Mario Tartaglia Memorial Fund
1988.020

Ed Ruscha
Every Building on the Sunset Strip
Artist’s book, 1966
7 1/16 x 5 1/2 inches
1992.102

Ed Ruscha
Ship
Lithograph, 2/30, 1986
45 x 33 3/4 inches
Museum purchase
1988.023