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Artist book, sewn bound, offset lithograph, white Arches paper
Art & Design Study Collection, James Smith Pierce Collection
UND Art Collections Repository
Edward Ruscha was born in 1937 in Omaha, NE and is currently based out of California. Ruscha studied commercial art at the Chouinard Art Institute from 1956 to 1960. He is best known for his artist's books that strategically combine photography with short phrases and brand names to showcase the sole architectural, emotional or cultural subject of the book. He is also known for his experimental material use in his paintings and drawings, such as using chewing tobacco, spinach, Pepto-Bismol and even caviar. Edward Ruscha has work in the permanent collections of the Walker Art Museum, the Tate Museum, the Whitney Museum, and many other collections both private and public.
Self-published artist book, first edition 1970. 4,000 copies of first edition printed. 48 pages. Book contains 25 black and white photographs of Southern California properties for sale.
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James Smith Pierce Collection.
Slight wear to book edges and slight wear to edges of glassine.