Ed Ruscha’s word paintings

Ed Ruscha’s artistic training was rooted in commercial art. The very first of Ruscha’s word paintings were created as oil paintings on paper in Paris in 1961. When asked where he got his inspiration for his paintings, Ruscha responded, ” Well, they just occur to me; sometimes people say them and I write down and then I paint them.Sometimes I use a dictionary. “20130508-123917.jpg20130508-123931.jpg20130508-123950.jpg20130508-123956.jpg

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