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Ed Ruscha    (American, 1937)

 Ed Ruscha - Angel (Prints and Multiples) h: 20 x w: 16 in / h: 50.8 x w: 40.6 cm
Ed Ruscha
Angel 2006
 
 Ed Ruscha - Home with Complete Electronic Security System (Prints and Multiples) h: 19.1 x w: 48 in / h: 48.5 x w: 121.9 cm
Ed Ruscha
Home with Complete Electronic Security System 1982
 
 Ed Ruscha - It Is A Go (Prints and Multiples) h: 23.2 x w: 19 in / h: 58.9 x w: 48.3 cm
Ed Ruscha
It Is A Go 2009
 
 Ed Ruscha - Reloj de Arena (Prints and Multiples)
Ed Ruscha
Reloj de Arena 1988
 
 Ed Ruscha - Roadrunner, State I (Prints and Multiples) h: 30.1 x w: 22.5 in / h: 76.5 x w: 57.2 cm
Ed Ruscha
Roadrunner, State I 1998
 
 

Biography
1937 Born in Omaha, NE
1941 Moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, OK
1956 Received first prize in graphic design from the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Oklahoma, OK
1956 - 1960 Attended Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
1967 Received an award in painting from the National Council on the Arts, Washington, DC
1969 Awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and received a two-month fellowship at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Los Angeles, CA
1969 - 1970 Taught drawing and printmaking at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1971 Received a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
1978 Received his second grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC
Lives and work in Los Angeles, CA

Exhibitions
2013 Ed Ruscha – Los Angeles Apartments - Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
In Focus: Ed Ruscha - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Le Grand Tout - 30 Ans Du Frac Limousin - FRAC - Limousin, Limoges
Word And Image - Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
Ed Ruscha: Made in California - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
Don't Be Shy, Don't Hold Back - The Logan Collection At Sfmoma - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art - Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
Ed Ruscha - Artist Rooms On Tour - Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
The Time is Now - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Letters From Los Angeles Part II: Identity & Self Identity Through Text in Art - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Ed Ruscha - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
I'm Amazed - Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London (England)
2012 Ed Ruscha - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY
Ed Ruscha - Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna
Ed Ruscha: Standard - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Ed Ruscha - Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
Ed Ruscha: On The Road - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
2011 Ed Ruscha: On the Road - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Ed Ruscha: Nice, Hot Vegetables - Richard Gray Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970 - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Edward Ruscha - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Ed Ruscha: On the Road - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Ed Ruscha ARTIST ROOMS - Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton (England)
Ed Ruscha - Psycho Spaghetti Westerns - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
Ed Ruscha - Road Tested - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX 2010
2010 Beauty is Diamond, Laleh June Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
Selections from Hamiltion Press at Sylvia White Gallery
Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of Painting, Moderna Museet, Stolkholm, Sweden
2009 Words Are Diamonds, Laleh June Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
2008 Ed Ruscha: Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2007 Stains, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Ed Ruscha, Photographer, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
Kunsthaus, Zürich, Switzerland
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
2006 Two Artists ~ Two Worlds, the Drawings of Ed Ruscha and Robert Williams, Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery, Pasadena, CA
Course of Empire, United States Pavilion, 51st Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2005 Ed Ruscha and Photography, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
2004 Ed Ruscha: The Drawings and Photographs, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
Ed Ruscha: Cotton Puffs, Q Tips, Smoke and Mirrors, L.A Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (solo)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (solo)
2003 Ed Ruscha Photographs, L.A Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Ed Ruscha: Recent works on Paper, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Ed Ruscha:Palindrome Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2000 Ed Ruscha: Mountains and Highways, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Ed Ruscha: Powders, Pressures and Other Drawings, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1999 Edward Ruscha: The Complete Editions 1959-1999, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL (solo)
Ed Ruscha: Metro Plots, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Ed Ruscha. Kukje Gallery, Seoul , Korea (solo)
Ed Ruscha, Meta Gallery, Madrid, Spain (solo)
1998 Ed Ruscha, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1997 Spaghetti Westerns, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Edward Ruscha, Jurgen Becker, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
Edward Ruscha: Cityscapes/O Books, Leo Castelli, New York, NY (solo)
1996 Edward Ruscha, Gallery Seomi, Seoul, Korea (solo)
1995 Anamorphic Paintings, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
The End. Close Range Gallery, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
1993 Edward Ruscha/Romance With Liquids, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1992 Edward Ruscha/New Paintings & Drawings, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
Ed Ruscha/Stains, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY
Edward Ruscha and Dennis Hopper/New Works, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
1990 Edward Ruscha, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France (solo)
Edward Ruscha/Obra Sobre Paper, Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Edward Ruscha, Centre Cultural de la Fundació Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Edward Ruscha, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NA (solo)
Ed Ruscha/new paintings and drawings, Karsten Schubert, London, UK (solo)
Edward Ruscha Paintings and Drawings, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
Ed Ruscha/Paintings, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Los Angeles Apartments, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Edward Ruscha, Galeria Trisorio, Naples, Italy (solo)
1989 Edward Ruscha, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Fundacio Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona, Spain; Serpentine Gallery, London, UK; Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA (solo)
New Paintings, Leo Castelli, New York, NY
New Paintings and Drawings, Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
1988 Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Lannan Museum, Lake Worth, FL; WilliamEarly Paintings, Shafrizi Gallery, New York, NYs College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Changing Group Exhibition, Karsten Schubert Gallery, London, UK
Edward Ruscha: Recent Paintings, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
Edward Ruscha: Recent Works on Paper 1988, Karsten Schubert Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Institute of Contemporary Art, Nagoya, Japan
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
1987 New Paintings, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY
The Works of Ed Ruscha, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (solo)
1986 The Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
4 x 6 Westfalischer Kunstverein, Münster, GermanGalerie Susan Wyss, Zürich, Switzerland
New Paintings, Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
New Paintings, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
1985 Ed Ruscha: Quelques Dessins, Galerie Gilbert Brownstone, Paris, France (solo)
New Paintings, James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Octobre des Arts, Musee St. Pierre, Lyon, France
1984 New Paintings, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
1983 New Drawings, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1982 Edward Ruscha/New Drawings, Castelli Uptown, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (solo)
The Works of Edward Ruscha, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1981 Ace Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Edward Ruscha/New Works, Arco Center for the Visual Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Edward Ruscha/D Drawings, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1980 Edward Ruscha:Paintings, Ace Gallery, Venice, CA (solo)
Nigel Greenwood, Inc., London, UK
New Paintings, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

Literature
2007 Weiner Lawrence, Hickey Dave and Robert Dean. Ed Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Volume III, 1983-1987. London, UK: Steidl The Masters, 2007
2005 Wollen, Peter and Reyner Banham. Ed Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Volume II. , 1971-1982. London, UK: Steidl; Gagosian, 2005
2004 Bois, Yves-Alain and Walter Hopps. Ed Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Volume I 1958-1970. London, UK: Steidl, 2004
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