Ed Ruscha, Standard Station, Mocha Standard, Cheese Mold Standard with Olive, and Double Standard, 1966-1969. Four screenprints on wove paper, 25.75 × 40 inches each. Editions of prints in order of title: Edition of 50, 100, 150 , and 40. © Ed Ruscha. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.
Ed Ruscha Books & Co.
Ed Ruscha Prints and Photographs
456 N. Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
July 28 – September 9, 2016
Now on view at Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, Ed Ruscha Books & Co. and Ed Ruscha Prints and Photographs are simultaneous exhibitions of work by Ed Ruscha. Prints and Photographs presents prints made by Ruscha over forty years, along with rarely seen photographs the artist has made since 1959. Books & Co. presents artist books by Ruscha, alongside the work of more than 100 artists who have been influenced by his books including Dave Dyment, Mark McEvoy, Jonathan Monk, Amy Park, Louisa Vanleer, John Waters, and Theo Wujcik. Many of the books on view for Books & Co. are installed so that visitors can look through their pages. 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Every Building on the Sunset Strip (1966), Ruscha’s iconic 25-foot long, accordion-style book.
Ed Ruscha and the Great American West is on view at the de Young Museum through October 9. The last issue of SFAQ (#24) included an interview with Ed Ruscha, now available online.
Ed Ruscha, Various Small Fires, 1970. Lithograph on white Arches paper, 16 × 20 inches. Edition of 30. © Ed Ruscha. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.
Ed Ruscha, Artists Who Do Books, 1976. Print, 22.75 × 28.75 inches. © Ed Ruscha. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.
Ed Ruscha, Sweets, Meats, Sheets; Closed; Air, Water, Fire; and Open from Tropical Fish Series, 1975. 4 Color screen prints, Each: 25.75 × 32.75 inches. Sweets, Meats, Sheets: Edition of 55. Closed: Edition of 53. Air, Water, Fire: Edition of 57. Open: Edition of 56. © Ed Ruscha. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.
Ed Ruscha, Periods, 2013. Lithograph, 28.75 × 28 inches. Edition of 60. © Ed Ruscha. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.