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Price Realized: $16,250 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2458 Lot 403
A fine collection including 13 of Ruscha's renowned artist's books.
Each humorously and conceptually illustrated with reproductions of Ruscha's own and appropriated photographs. The collection includes 5 signed titles, one of which is inscribed to Mike Salisbury, an important graphic designer and peer of Ruscha. Various formats, but most are 8vos, each are as issued, including 5 with original glassine dust jackets and one with the original printed dust jacket; one with the original slipcase. Hasselblad 198. 11 FIRST EDITIONS, 5 ARE SIGNED BY RUSCHA.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000
Twentysix Gasoline Stations. Second edition, one of 500 copies. Self-published, 1967
Every Building on the Sunset Strip. First edition. Self-published, 1966
Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles. First edition. SIGNED BY RUSCHA. Self-published, 1967
Royal Road Test. First edition. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY RUSCHA AND WILLIAMS TO MIKE [SALISBURY]. Self-published, 1967
Nine Swimming Pools and A Broken Glass. First edition. Self-published, 1968
Crackers. First edition. Heavy Industry Publications, Hollywood, 1969
Babycakes with Weights. First edition. Multiples, Inc., New York, 1970
Real Estate Opportunities. First edition. SIGNED BY RUSCHA. Self-published, 1970
Records. First edition. Heavy Industry Publications, Hollywood, 1971
Colored People. First edition. SIGNED BY RUSCHA. Self-published, 1972
A Few Palm Trees. First edition. Heavy Industry Publications, Hollywood, 1971
Hard Light. First edition. SIGNED BY RUSCHA. Heavy Industry Publications, Hollywood, and Moved Pictures, New York, 1978
Various Small Fires. Second Edition. Self-published, 1970.
WITH--A selection of 5 modern publications by Ruscha including: Cityscapes, O Books, Leo Castelli Gallery, 1997 * S Books, Coutts Contemporary Art Foundation, 2001 * Picturing Ed, Craig Krull Gallery, 2004 * Then & Now, Steidl, 2005 * Dirtybaby, Prestel, 2010.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $16,250