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  • Artist Biography

    Ed Ruscha

    American • 1937

    Ed Ruscha is an Los Angeles-based artist whose art, like California itself, is both geographically rooted and a metaphor for an American state of mind. A deft creator of photography, film, painting, drawing, prints and artist books, Ruscha has executed works for over 60 years that are simultaneously unexpected and familiar, both ironic and sincere.

    His most iconic works are poetic and deadpan, epigrammatic text with nods to advertising copy, juxtaposed with imagery that is either cinematic and sublime or seemingly wry documentary. Whether the subject is his iconic Standard Gas Station or the Hollywood Sign, a parking lot or highway, his works are a distillation of American idealism, echoing the expansive Western landscape and optimism unique to the post-war world.

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New Wood, Old Wood

2007
Diptych of Mixografía® relief prints in colors, on handmade paper, the full sheets.
both S. 13 1/4 x 33 7/8 in. (33.7 x 86 cm)
Both signed, dated and numbered 21/75 in pencil (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Mixografía, Los Angeles, both framed.

Estimate
$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $9,750

Contact Specialist
Kelly Troester
Worldwide Co-Head of Editions, Modern
+1 212 940 1221
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Cary Leibowitz
Worldwide Co-Head of Editions, Contemporary
1 212 940 1222
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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 23 - 24 July 2020