Tagged: hollywood

Ruscha’s Petro Plots (2009)

In Ed Ruscha’s Petro Plots (2001), the artist takes a selection of major Los Angeles intersections, and integrates the grid into the surface of what appears to be stone. Once again calling upon the distinct Mixografia® technique, the prints take on three-dimensional texture to deceive. The streets are named in a straightforward manner, but the texture of the handmade paper obscures the names from sight. Visually, these minimalist maps are cunning and candid.

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Picture of a Hollywood Swimming Pool, 1964 acrylic on canvas, 36×48 in.

Nick Wilder, 1966 acrylic on canvas, 84×84 in.

A Bigger Splash, 1967 acrylic on canvas, 96 x 96 in.

Robert Littman Floating in My Pool, Oct. 1982 photographic collage, 22 1/2 x 30 in.

“Lithograph of Water Made of Thick and Thin Lines and a Light Blue Wash and Dark Blue Wash” 1978-80

Sun On The Pool,1982 composite polaroid, 34 3/4 x 36 1/4 in.

Schwimmbad Mitternacht, (Paper Pool 11), 1978 colored and pressed paper pulp, 72×85 1/2 in.