Modern and Contemporary Art /16 May 2004

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Ed Ruscha

Big Dipper Over Desert
USA, 1982
aquatint
24 h × 36 w in (61 × 91 cm)

Signed, dated and numbered 8 from the edition of 48 lower margin. Embossed printer's marks: [Crown Point Press]. Framed.

estimate: $1,000–1,500
result: $7,080

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Ed Ruscha b. 1937

"I’m empty headed in many ways, and don’t know why I follow what I follow. Like most people, I operate on an automatic mode, and everything is an involuntary reflex. Logic flies out of the window when you’re making a picture.”

Ed Ruscha is known for his detached, cool gaze over the American landscape, its vernacular and built environments. He is a leading voice in contemporary art, consistently subverting the aesthetic and conceptual conventions of photography and painting, as well as the mythic narratives surrounding American culture.

Auction Results Ed Ruscha

ED RUSCHA, Jet Baby | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Jet Baby
estimate: $20,000–30,000
result: $50,000

ED RUSCHA, Communication | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Communication
estimate: $20,000–30,000
result: $24,000

ED RUSCHA, Mint | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Mint
estimate: $10,000–15,000
result: $23,750

ED RUSCHA, Lisp | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Lisp
estimate: $4,000–5,000
result: $21,250

ED RUSCHA, Oxford, Beverly, Western (diptych) | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Oxford, Beverly, Western (diptych)
estimate: $8,000–10,000
result: $18,750

ED RUSCHA, V. | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

V.
estimate: $15,000–20,000
result: $16,250

ED RUSCHA, collection of eleven artist's books | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

collection of eleven artist's books
estimate: $4,000–5,000
result: $14,400

ED RUSCHA, Roughly 92% Angel, But About 8% Devil | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Roughly 92% Angel, But About 8% Devil
estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $12,500

ED RUSCHA, Sin with Olive | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Sin with Olive
estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $11,250

ED RUSCHA, Raw | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Raw
estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $10,000

ED RUSCHA, Every Building on the Sunset Strip | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Every Building on the Sunset Strip
estimate: $5,000–7,000
result: $9,375

ED RUSCHA, Country Cityscapes portfolio (six works) | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Country Cityscapes portfolio (six works)
estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $8,750

ED RUSCHA, Drops | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Drops
estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $8,750

ED RUSCHA, Street Meets Avenue | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Street Meets Avenue
estimate: $4,000–6,000
result: $8,125

ED RUSCHA, Big Dipper Over Desert | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Big Dipper Over Desert
estimate: $1,000–1,500
result: $7,080

ED RUSCHA, Twentysix Gasoline Stations | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Twentysix Gasoline Stations
estimate: $3,000–4,000
result: $6,240

ED RUSCHA, Every Building on the Sunset Strip | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Every Building on the Sunset Strip
estimate: $3,000–4,000
result: $6,000

ED RUSCHA, Rooster | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Rooster
estimate: $4,000–5,000
result: $5,938

ED RUSCHA, All Points Black State | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

All Points Black State
estimate: $2,500–3,500
result: $5,398

ED RUSCHA, Baby Cakes (With Weights) | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Baby Cakes (With Weights)
estimate: $2,000–3,000
result: $5,100

ED RUSCHA, Twentysix Gasoline Stations | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Twentysix Gasoline Stations
estimate: $3,500–4,500
result: $4,200

ED RUSCHA, Lockheed Air Terminal, 2627 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank (from the Parking Lots series) | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Lockheed Air Terminal, 2627 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank (from the Parking Lots series)
estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $4,062

ED RUSCHA, untitled (from Blank Signs) | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

untitled (from Blank Signs)
estimate: $2,000–3,000
result: $3,750

ED RUSCHA, Babycakes (with weights) | Wright20.com

Ed Ruscha

Babycakes (with weights)
estimate: $3,000–4,000
result: $3,600

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