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Edward Ruscha (b. 1937)
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Edward Ruscha (b. 1937)

City Boy

Details
Edward Ruscha (b. 1937)
City Boy
signed and dated 'Ed Ruscha 1990' (lower right)
acrylic on paper
image: 26 x 36in. (66 x 91.2cm.)
sheet: 30 x 40in. (76 x 101.5cm.)
Executed in 1990
Provenance
Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles.
Carlos Cisneros Collection, Miami.
His sale, Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg New York, 12 November 2002, lot 124.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
E. Ruscha, They Called Her Styrene, Etc., London 2000 (illustrated in colour, unpaged).
L. Turvey (ed.), Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Works on Paper, Volume Two: 1977-1997, New York 2018, no. D1990.01 (illustrated in colour, p. 308).
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Lot Essay

‘I am not a big fan of meaning. Logic is also another nebulous thought. I attempt to bring threads of subjects, however shaggy, to my work and inject little suggesters to the picture itself, and this often puts a smile on my face.’
– Edward Ruscha

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