Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha

Born in:

1937

Nationality:

American

Birthplace:

Nebraska

Based in:

California

Biography:

Pop artist Edward Ruscha (American, b.1937) was born in Nebraska and moved to Los Angeles in 1956 to study at the Chouinard Art Institute, intending to become a commercial artist. Quickly recognized in the 1960s as an important representative of the thriving Pop Art movement and a successor of the Beat Generation for his collages and text-based pieces, Ruscha’s work was exhibited at the Ferus, Leo Castelli, and Gagosian Galleries.




Pico & Sepulveda, 2001


Acrylic on raw linen


50.8 x 35.6 cm