Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1937 and studied painting, photography, and graphic design at the Chouinard Art Institute (now CalArts). His work is collected by major museums worldwide and has been shown extensively. Ruscha was the United States representative at the 51st Venice Biennale in 2005. In 2009, the Hayward Gallery, London had a retrospective of the artist's 50 Years paintings. The exhibition will travel to Haus der Kunst, Munich and the Modema Museet, Stockholm. Gagosian Gallery published Volume Three of the painting catalogue raisonné. Volume One (1956 to 1969) of the catalogue raisonné of works on paper was published in 2008. The "EDWARD RUSCHA CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ" is an ongoing project documenting the artist’s entire body of original work. After Ed Ruscha in Words Are Diamonds, 2009 at Laleh June Galerie Basel, Laleh June is very proud to present in Beauty is Diamond Ruscha's Busted Glass #30, 2009. Ed Ruscha currently lives and works in Los Angeles.