ED RUSCHA / NOW THEN
September 10, 2023, 10:30 am –January 13, 2024, 5:30 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
See over 200 of pop artist Ed Ruscha’s works—in mediums including painting, drawing, prints, photography, artist’s books, film, and installation—that make use of everything from gunpowder to chocolate. Explore Ruscha’s landmark contributions to postwar American art as well as lesser-known aspects of his more than six-decade career. Lots of oversized words for emerging readers.
In 1956, Ruscha left his hometown of Oklahoma City and drove along interstate highway 66 to study commercial art in Los Angeles, where he drew inspiration from the city’s architecture, colloquial speech, and popular culture. Ruscha has recorded and transformed familiar subjects—whether roadside gasoline stations or the 20th Century Fox logo—often revisiting motifs, sites, or words years later.
Daily 10 am-5:30 pm Sat 10:30 am–7 pm
See the biggest international exhibition entirely devoted to mini art with +130 exclusive pieces from +30 artists. Look for several pieces created exclusively for the event and hidden in unusual…