Edward Ruscha
1937–

Introduction

Edward Joseph Ruscha IV (, roo-SHAY; born December 16, 1937) is an American artist associated with the pop art movement. He has worked in the media of painting, printmaking, drawing, photography, and film. He is also noted for creating several artist's books. Ruscha lives and works in Culver City, California.

Wikidata identifier

Q430967

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Introduction

Ruscha, originally from Oklahoma, studied at the Chouinard Art Institute from 1956 to 1960 in Los Angeles. His 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.

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, author, graphic artist, graphic designer, installation artist, painter, photographer, sculptor

ULAN identifier

500024159

Names

Ed Ruscha, Ed Ruschā, Edward Joseph Ruscha, Edward Ruscha

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