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Ed Ruscha, b.1937

America Whistles1975

America Whistles is a 1975 work by Ed Ruscha. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumLithograph
Dimensions 76.3 x 57 cm Framed: 88 x 67.5 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: The Novak/O'Doherty Collection at IMMA Gift, The American Ireland Fund, 2014
Edition106/200
Item NumberIMMA.3862
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Ed Ruscha, America Whistles, 1975, Lithograph, 76.3 x 57 cm Framed: 88 x 67.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Novak/O'Doherty Collection at IMMA Gift, The American Ireland Fund, 2014

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Ed Ruscha b.1937

American artist Ed Ruscha attended the Chouinart Art Institute, Los Angeles. In the 1960s his paintings and graphic works of Standard gas stations and other commercial logos brought him to prominence as a leader of West Coast Pop Art. Ruscha was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters as a member of the Department of Art in 2001. He represented the United States at the 51st Venice Biennale in 2005. His work has been exhibited extensively worldwide.

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