Create your first list.

A way to share and manage lots.

  • Provenance

    Collection of the artist
    The Mark & Hilane Moore Collection, Los Angeles
    Private Collection

  • 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.

    View More Works

Δ159

Someone Home

2003
acrylic on paper
61 x 72.2 cm (24 x 28 3/8 in.)
Signed and dated 'Ed Ruscha 2003' lower right.

Estimate
£80,000 - 120,000 

Sold for £92,500

Contact Specialist
Henry Highley
Head of Sale
[email protected]
+ 44 20 7318 4061

Contemporary Art Day Sale

London 15 October 2015 2pm