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Ed Ruscha"s Los Angeles

Alexandra Schwartz

Ed Ruscha"s Los Angeles

by Alexandra Schwartz

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ruscha, Edward -- Themes, motives,
  • Art and society -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century,
  • Art and society -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 21st century,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Civilization -- 20th century,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Civilization -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlexandra Schwartz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6537.R87 S34 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23230213M
    ISBN 109780262013642
    LC Control Number2009019764

    In Ed Ruscha's Los Angeles, author Alexandra Schwartz views Ruscha's groundbreaking early work as a window onto the radically shifting cultural and political landscape in which it was produced. Since the s, Ruscha's iconic images of the cityscape and culture of Los Angeles―freeway gas stations, parking lots, palm trees, motels, swimming pools, and billboards―have both reflected and. It has been 51 years since Ed Ruscha's seminal self-published photobook, "Twentysix Gasoline Stations" first appeared. At the time, Ruscha originally conceived of the book as a way to report back the "news" by way of his numerous road trips across the U.S. on Route 66 between Oklahoma City and Los Angeles where he was located at the : Kim Stringfellow.

    About this Item: Self-published., Los Angeles., ( x 14 cm). With 34 captioned black and white photographic illustrations. First edition limited to copies. ÒHis (Ruscha's) third book, Some Los Angeles Apartments returned to the more varied page layouts of Twentysix Gasoline Stations, but like the two previous books, the most common page spread contained a single photograph on the. Los Angeles Apartments book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the catalogue for Ed Ruscha's exhibition Los Angeles Apart 4/5(13).

    Despite being credited with a Pop sensibility, Ed Ruscha defies categorization with his diverse output of photographic books and tongue-in-cheek photo-collages, paintings, and drawings. Ruscha’s work is inspired by the ironies and idiosyncrasies of life in Los Angeles, which he often conveys by placing glib words and phrases from colloquial and consumerist usage atop photographic images or.   It's a small, thin paperback book resembling an old industrial manual — just 26 black-and-white photos of gas stations that Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha .


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Ed Ruscha"s Los Angeles by Alexandra Schwartz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Los Angeles, freedom, and the richness characterized by Ruscha's work make this book the definitive starting point for further appreciations of California Cool."--Catherine Grenier, Exhibition Director, Pompidou Center "Ed Ruscha's brilliant work of the s has finally been located in relation to Los Angeles, the city from which it by: 3.

This is the catalogue for Ed Ruscha's exhibition Los Angeles Apartments, held at the Kunstmuseum Basel in InEd Ruscha published Some Los Angeles Apartments, the third of his ongoing series of photographic books, and completed a group of ten related drawings that depict examples of the ubiquitous Southern California apartment building.

The exhibition showed the /5(5). 16 See Schwarz, Ed Ruscha's Los Angeles, chapter 4. 17 “TateShots: In other readings, this disarming feeling has often been evoked through citation of Ruscha's comment that “this book had an inexplicable thing I was looking for, and that was a kind of a ‘Huh?’.” Ruscha, Leave Any Information at the Signal, The first critical examination of the groundbreaking work of the artist who exemplifies West Coast cool.

Ed Ruscha was born in Nebraska and raised in Oklahoma, but he belongs to Los Angeles in a way that few other artists do. Since the s, Ruscha's iconic images of the cityscape and culture of Los Angeles—freeway gas stations, parking lots, palm trees, motels, swimming pools, and.

This is the catalogue for Ed Ruscha´s exhibition "Los Angeles Apartments" which was held at the Kunstmuseum Basel in InEd Ruscha published Some Los Angeles Apartments, the third of his ongoing series of photographic books, and completed a group of ten related drawings that depict examples of the ubiquitous Southern California apartment building.

Ed Ruscha’s Photos of the Sunset Strip. Nearly everything about the Los Angeles appealed to him—the endless sprawl, the two-story apartment houses with outdoor stairways, the hot rods, the jazz clubs, the billboards, the sunrises and sunsets, the boulevards that led to the ocean.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. If you consume artists’ books, you probably know about Ed Ruscha’s Twentysix Gasoline Stations. And even If you don’t, you must have seen or owned books that are influenced by Ed Ruscha.

Los-Angeles based contemporary artist Ed Ruscha is celebrated for his paintings, drawings, prints, and artist's books, receiving widespread critical acclaim for more than half a century. Capturing the quintessential Los Angeles experience with its balance of the banal and beautiful, his photobooks of the s - such as TwentySix Gasoline Reviews: 4.

Seit den er Jahren hat sich Ed Ruscha. Los Angeles Apartments, das die gleichnamige Ausstellung im Kunstmuseum Basel begleitet, gegenüber.

Im unmittelbaren Nebeneinander der verschiedenen Medien wird Ruschas Arbeitsweise und sein individueller künstlerischer Umgang mit der Fotografie deutlich. Ruscha's third book presents thirty-four photographs of apartment buildings in Los Angeles and environs, from Malibu in the west to Rosemead in the east and from Van Nuys in the north to Long Beach in the south, with several addresses concentrated in Westwood and Hollywood.

Ed Ruscha and Some Los Angeles Apartments by Virginia Heckert takes a more specific approach, focusing on the Ruscha volume which was perhaps most seminal.

The timing is not accidental. On the 50th anniversary of Ruscha's first book the Getty Museum has mounted a retrospective, of which this book is an outgrowth. Los Angeles, freedom, and the richness characterized by Ruscha's work make this book the definitive starting point for further appreciations of California Cool."--Catherine Grenier, Exhibition Director, Pompidou Center "Ed Ruscha's brilliant work of the s has finally been located in relation to Los Angeles, the city from which it : Alexandra Schwartz.

Ruscha executed this drawing concurrently with the productions of his artist’s book Some Los Angeles Apartments (); it references the second to last photograph in the book, captioned “ Doheny Drive.” Indeed, Ruscha viewed his word artworks and renderings of the Los Angeles topography as roughly in the same category: “When you.

Los Angeles–based contemporary artist Ed Ruscha is celebrated for his paintings, drawings, prints, and artist’s books, receiving widespread critical acclaim for more than half a century/5. Ed Ruscha’s Los Angeles Apartments can be purchased from Steidl for €38 in hardback.

Photo credits: Standard Study # 2,Deckende Wasserfarbe, Feder in schwarzer Tinte und Graphit auf Papier; Doheny Drive,Graphitstaub und Bleistift auf Papier; and Study for Doheny Drive Apartment Building, Bleistift auf Transparentpapier.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Description Virginia Heckert Los Angeles–based contemporary artist Ed Ruscha is celebrated for his paintings, drawings, prints, and artist’s books, receiving widespread critical acclaim for more than half a century.

Capturing the quintessential Los Angeles experience. Ed Ruscha was born in Nebraska and raised in Oklahoma, but he belongs to Los Angeles in a way few other artists do.

Since the s, Ruscha's iconic images of the cityscape and culture of L.A.—freeway gas stations, parking lots, palm trees, motels, swimming pools, and billboards—have both reflected and shaped popular perceptions of.

Ed Ruscha arrived in Los Angeles from the flatlands of Oklahoma City in He made the trip with his high school friend, Mason Williams, at a formative moment in their young adulthood, driving a black Ford along Route 1 In the context of postwar America, their trek inevitably summons associations with Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, undertaken in and published inand its.

Twentysix Gasoline Stations is the first artist's book by the American pop artist Ed hed in April on his own imprint National Excelsior Press, it is often considered to be the first modern artist's book, and has become famous as a precursor and a major influence on the emerging artist's book culture, especially in America.

The book delivers exactly what its title promises.This is the catalogue for Ed Ruscha’s exhibition “Los Angeles Apartments” which was be held at the Kunstmuseum Basel in InEd Ruscha published Some Los Angeles Apartments, the third of his ongoing series of photographic books, and completed a group of ten related drawings that depict examples of the ubiquitous Southern California apartment building.Ed Ruscha was born on Decem in Omaha, Nebraska.

His family moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in InRuscha moved to Los Angeles, where he attended Chouinard Art Institute, from which he graduated in