Artwork Title: El Dorado - Artist Name: Ed Ruscha

El Dorado

Ed Ruscha, 1994

American artist Ed Ruscha melds Pop Art iconography with the documentarian rigor of Conceptual Art in a practice that spans drawing, painting, photography, film, printmaking, and publishing. Informed by his studies in typography and inspired by Southern California visual culture, Ruscha creates highly atmospheric works on paper that speak to a feeling as much as to their subject matter. El Dorado is from a series of works depicting glassware on a dark ground. The enigmatic title, which refers to a folkloric golden land, suggests that there are riches to be gained through the close examination of simple materials like glass. [https://www.artnet.com/auctions/artists/ed-ruscha/el-dorado]
glassstill life38.74 x 33.66 cmacrylic on paper

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