Tag Archives: Ed Ruscha

Artists Habitat
Ed Ruscha photographed at his Culver City studio on December 7, 2015. 

L.A. Habitat: Ed Ruscha

‘When I first came out here, this place was like a scratchy black-and-white movie. Today it’s promising you a piece of fudge around every corner.’ Read More

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Habitat: Los Angeles

Visits to the studios of 16 artists over the next 16 weeks Read More


From Planes to Brains to Outer Space and Ruscha: Paul Allen’s All-Embracing Aesthetic Fills His Newest Exhibition Space

More than a quarter of the world’s top 200 art collectors maintain their own museums or exhibition spaces, according to ARTnews. Microsoft’s co-founder, Seattle billionaire Paul Allen, is now a member of this elite coterie. After his propitious launch of … Read More


Morning Links: Kazimir Malevich’s Racist Joke Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
John McLaughlin, No. 13, 1961.COURTESY KOHN GALLERY

‘The West Coast Avant-Garde: 1950-Present’ at Kohn Gallery

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “The West Coast Avant-Garde: 1950-Present” is currently on view until September 8 at Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles. The group exhibition is a survey of art made in California … Read More

The future Two World Trade Center building. 


Morning Links: Two World Trade Center Edition

The National Academy Museum has named Dr. Maura Reilly as its new chief curator. [Artforum]Paris’s Pont des Arts bridge has replaced its famous collection of “love locks” with “love graffiti.” [ABC News]San Francisco’s De Young Museum is organizing a 2016 show … Read More

Cacti at the Huntington Library Desert Botanical Garden.


Morning Links: Cactus Omelette Edition

Matthew Darbyshire’s “Suite” at Lisa Cooley in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]Here’s a review of “Alec Soth: Songbook”  on view at Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco. The exhibition shows photographs taken on the artist’s multi-year road trip, during which he took on the role of … Read More

Sun Tzu's The Art of War.


Morning Links: The Art of War Edition

Jessica Hagy has illustrated Sun Tzu’s The Art of War using simple ink-on-index card drawings of Venn diagrams and x-y plots. [Harvard Business Review]Tejumola Olaniyan founded Africacartoons.com, the first continent-wide digital encyclopedia of political cartoons by African artists. [The Guardian]​Lana … Read More

Market News
A work by Ruscha.


Sotheby’s Spring Sales Will Offer 35 Works to Benefit MOCA Los Angeles

News of New York’s big spring contemporary auctions is beginning to trickle out, and it seems Sotheby’s has nabbed a fairly intriguing, if philanthropic, consignment.Its evening and day sales, on May 12 and 13, will feature a group of approximately … Read More

Red Rock Canyon, Mojave Desert


Morning Links: Fake Rock Edition

Suzanne Weaver, interim director of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami, steps down after less than five months. [The Art Newspaper]“Barely a month in office, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has shelved a plan to turn the former Franklin School downtown … Read More

Artists Retrospective

Retrospective: Ed Ruscha Takes California into the ’90s

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More

Market News
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Christie’s Contemporary Art Sale Nets $852.9 M., All-Time Auction Record

Records fall for Twombly, Ruscha, Doig, Kippenberger, Sturtevant, Price, and more Read More


‘Four Drawings of a Farmer’ at Bureau

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Andy Warhol, Iolas, 1974, synthetic polymer paint and silk screen on canvas. ©1974 THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION.

‘Alexander the Great: The Iolas Gallery 1955–1987’ at Paul Kasmin

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