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Edward Joseph Ruscha

artist

Edward Ruscha, American artist. Guggenheim fellow; National Endowment Arts grantee. Trustee Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Fellow: American Academy Arts and Sciences; member: American Academy Arts and Letters (member department art).

Background

RUSCHA, Edward was born on December 16, 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Son of Edward Joseph Ruscha and Dorothy Driscoll.

Education

Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles.

Career

Numerous visiting artist positions including University of California at Los Angeles, 1969-1970. United States Republican, Venice Biennale, 2005.

Works

  • painting

    • Smells Like Back of Old Hot Radio

    • Cadillac (Motor City Series)

    • Rooftop (Rooftops Series #2)

    • Faucet

    • Pierce (from Los Francisco San Angeles portfolio)

    • Dance?

    • Noose Around Your Neck (Country Cityscapes series)

    • Hollywood

    • Honk

    • Actual Size

    • Enco - Conway, Texas (from Five Views from the Panhandle Series)

    • Standard Station

    • Hi, Honey

    • He Didn’t Care And Neither Did She

    • ancock (Rooftops Series #4)

    • Norms, La Cienaga on Fire

    • Pay Nothing Until April

    • Grant (from Los Francisco San Angeles portfolio)

    • Residential (Rooftops Series #1)

    • OK (State I)

    • Ripe

    • Lisp

    • Large Trademark With Eight Spotlights

    • I Plead Insanity Because I'm Just Crazy About That Girl

    • Ford (Motor City Portfolio)

    • Conoco - Shamrock, Texas (from Five Views from the Panhandle Series)

    • I Don’t Want No Retro Spective

    • Dublin

    • Sweetwater

    • Standard Study # 3

    • Hollywood Tantrum

    • Gas

    • Sunset (from Los Francisco San Angeles portfolio)

Membership

Trustee Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Fellow: American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member: American Academy Arts and Letters (member department art).

Connections

Married Danna Knego, 1967. Children: Edward Joseph.

father:
Edward Joseph Ruscha

mother:
Dorothy Driscoll

spouse:
Danna Knego