Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings: ED RUSCHA 3 Volume SET

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“Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings” -- THREE VOLUME SET / SEALED
Paintings by Ed Ruscha
Published by Steidl , Göttingen, in association with the Gagosian Gallery, London, 2004 - 2007
First Edition
Top Choice Books, LLC, is pleased to offer a Set including the first three volumes of Ed Ruscha's Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings . These are SEALED in MINT condition , and published by Steidl in conjunction with the Gagosian Gallery. Ruscha's varied works tend to evoke new connotations of familiar objects, words, and icons by placing them in unexpected contexts.
FROM THE PUBLISHER: The Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings of Ed Ruscha is a projected Seven-volume series of books co-published by Steidl and Gagosian Gallery.
Volume One (1958-1970) : Contains 137 paintings printed in full color from Ruscha's student period to the Pop- and Conceptual-inflected word paintings of the 60s. The catalogue includes a comprehensive exhibition history, bibliography, and biographical chronology, as well as an appreciation by former Menil Collection director Walter Hopps and an essay exploring Ruscha's pioneering use of language as a subject matter by art historian Yve-Alain Bois of Harvard University. T are 464 pages, 161 colour plates, and 10 black & white plates.
Volume Two (1971-1982): Contains entries on 178 paintings
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