ED RUSCHA (B. 1937)
ED RUSCHA (B. 1937)
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ED RUSCHA (B. 1937)

Mean as Hell

ED RUSCHA (B. 1937)
Mean as Hell
signed and dated 'Edward Ruscha 1979' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
22 x 80 in. (55.9 x 203.2 cm.)
Painted in 1979.
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Fabian Carlsson Gallery, Sweden, 1980
Private collection, 1983
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 15 November 2018, lot 157
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
C. Andrews, "Art of the State: California," New West, 1981, p. 84.
The Works of Edward Ruscha, exh. cat., San Francisco Museum of Art; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Vancouver Art Gallery; San Antonio Museum of Art and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1982, New York, p. 24 (illustrated).
P. Schjeldahl, "Edward Ruscha," Arts + Architecture, 1982, p. 24 (illustrated).
R.D. Marshall, Ed Ruscha, New York, 2003, pp. 181 and 189 (illustrated).
R. Dean and E. Wright, eds., Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Volume Two: 1971-1982, New York, 2005, pp. 254-255, n. P1979.07 (illustrated).
New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Edward Ruscha: New Paintings, September-October 1980.

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