About US-American photographer, Ed RUSCHA (b.1937 in Omaha, Nebraska)

Edward 'Ed' Joseph RUSCHA is an American painter, photographer, print- and filmmaker. He was best known for his works in the field of painting and printmaking. He attended the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles from 1956 and had his first solo exhibition in 1963 at Walter Hopps' Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles. As early as 1962, he published photo volumes in editions of 400 to 2000 copies. In terms of visual language, e.g. the photographer Walker EVANS was a role model. In addition to numerous national and international awards, he received the German Society for Photography (DGPh) culture award. Ed RUSCHA has made a total of 16 artist books between 1963 and 1978.

Artist and photo books by and with works by Ed RUSCHA

'Twentysix Gasoline Stations' (1963); 'Various Small Fires and Milk' (1964); 'Some Los Angeles Apartments' (1965); 'Every Building on the Sunset Strip'(1966); 'Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles' (1967); 'Royal Road Test' (1967); 'Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass' (1968); 'Stains' (1969); 'Crackers' (1969); 'Babycakes with Weights' (1970); 'Real Estate Opportunities' (1970); 'Records' (1971); 'A Few Palm Trees' (1971); 'Hard Light' (1972); 'Colored People' (1972); 'Ed Ruscha' 82002); 'Then & Now. Hollywood Boulevard 1973-2004' (2005); 'Ed Ruscha. Photographer' (2006); 'Road Tested' (2011); 'Los Angeles Apartments' (2013); 'Bücher und Bilder' (2013); 'Ed Ruscha and Some Los Angeles Apartments' (2013); 'Sam Shepard. New Mexico' (2020)

In 1963, Ed RUSCHA photographed filling stations from Oklahoma to LA. He published them in 'Twentysix Gasoline Stations'. He took 60 photographs which he edited to 26. 7 unpublished images from New Mexico are reproduced here, from the original negatives.
98,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
The out-of-print volume 'Ed Ruscha. Road Tested' contains key works from throughout the artist's career and how his penchant for driving and mobility inspired him. A fold-out map shows his 1956 driving route, as well as several other stops in Los Angeles.
from 35,00 €
'Ed Ruscha and Some Los Angeles Apartments' describes Ed RUSCHA's work in relationship to other location photographers such as Carleton WATKINS, Walker EVANS, Robert ADAMS, Lewis BALTZ, Stephen SHORE, Bernd & Hilla BECHER and the 'New Topographics'.
39,80 € *
'VERY' not only covers the period from the 1960s, but also shows the technically and graphically new approaches in Ed RUSCHA's work. An essay by George Condo and an interview by the curator of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art round off the volume.
40,00 € *
Out-of-print 'Twenty-six Gasoline Stations' is an artist book icon. The black & white photographs inside show gas stations between Ed RUSCHA's house in Los Angeles and his parents' house in Oklahoma City. His first volume in a series of photo artist books
0,00 € *
'Twentysix Houses Along Waldeggstrasse' by Otto HAINZL quotes the artist book 'Twentysix Gasoline Stations' by Ed RUSCHA. The b/w images by the Austrian show the empty buildings of a street in Linz as well as the social dramaturgy of urban development.
from 22,00 € Weight 0.2 kg
'Trente-Trois Pichets Pastis' is a tribute to the artist Ed RUSCHA, whose artist books are among the most influential photo volumes. Rui CAMILO staged Pastis pichets - for connoisseurs of Ed RUSCHA's artist books as well as for the French Savoir Vivre.
25,00 € * Weight 0.2 kg
This compendium is reminiscent of a legacy of paintings, photographs and books by Ed RUSCHA to the Brandhorst Museum in Munich, which complements the existing works. It offers a representative selection of books that have been published by him.
from 38,00 €
This fifth volume of the seven volumes 'Edward Ruscha Catalog Raisonné' documents a total of 195 paintings from the 1990s. It also contains numerous documentary photos, a selection of sketchbookpages, full literature references and an exhibition history.
165,00 € *
This fourth volume of the seven volumes 'Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings' documents a total of 198 paintings from 1988 to 1992, contains a bibliography, a biographical chronology and closes with a classification by an art-historian.
from 98,00 €