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Sprüth Magers/Koenig Books

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 28 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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Pub Date
Out of stock indefinitely

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D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2017 p. 127   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9783000541551 FLAT40
List Price: $49.95 CDN $67.50

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Latest drawing series from Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha
  • ABOUT THE ARTIST: Ed Ruscha (born 1937) has been casting his eye across the landscapes of the American West for over 50 years, taking in everything from gas stations to swimming pools.
  • ABOUT THE BOOK: In the format of a board book- drawings of mattresses found on the streets of Los Angeles.

  

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Ed Ruscha: Metro Mattresses


Ed Ruscha: Metro Mattresses

Ed Ruscha (born 1937) has been casting his eye across the landscapes of the American West for over 50 years, taking in everything from gas stations to swimming pools to sublime mountain ranges. With their clarity and deadpan wit, his photographs, drawings and paintings impart a mood of playful awe on everyday monuments. The motifs for his new series Metro Mattresses were found, like so many of the subjects of his work, on the streets of Los Angeles. In each of the 12 works in the series we encounter a mattress, or mattresses, isolated and in various states of neglect, all depicted against a neutral backdrop. The serial nature of the Metro Mattresses works brings to mind some of Ruscha’s earliest work, such as Twentysix Gasoline Stations (1963) or Every Building on Sunset Strip (1966). This handsome volume collects the series, with the images beautifully reproduced on board pages.


Ed Ruscha: Metro Mattresses

STATUS: Out of stock indefinitely.

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