Immaculate signed first edition of this Ruscha retrospective.
Fine in near fine slipcase.
FIFTY YEARS OF PAINTING
"Artistic license lets you do whatever you wish, without any kind of repercussions, and I guess that makes some people suspicious."
Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name, first held at the Hayward Gallery, London, and curated by Ralph Rugoff. A lavishly illustrated catalogue of Ruscha's artwork, with illuminating new texts by Rugoff, James Ellroy, Alexandra Schwartz, Bruce Wagner, and Ulrich Wilmes, as well as an interview with the artist by Kristine McKenna.
(London): (Distributed Art Publishers), (2009). 9.5'' x 11.75''. Original pictorial boards. Black endpapers. Publisher's insert laid in. In original pictorial slipcase. 191,  pages. Signed by Ruscha across title page. Closed tear to slipcase corner; minimal wear otherwise.
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