Edward RUSCHAGEMINI G.E.L., 1984 Enlarge 1 /1


Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America born 1937



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1984 1967 Description: a lithograph depicting the date '1984', in white and written in the 'checkbook' font that signified the computer-age during the 1960s, floating in an open space | a trompe-loeil fly sits on the surface
Title Notes: 000-001
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: processing and proofing Kenneth Tyler, printed by Charles Ritt, assisted by Robertde la Rocha, collaboration and supervision by Kenneth Tyler
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed in black and brown insk, with yellow watercolour additons applied by the artist. Support: Arches Cover paper; cut edges
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 60 plus 16 artist's proofs (Barcham Green paper), 1 cancellation proof, 2 Gemini G E L impressions, 1 printer's proof II, 1 right to print proof, 2 trial proofs (Barcham Green paper), 6 unassigned proofs
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles, California
Date Published: 1967

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "Right to Print - E. Ruscha '67";
Tertiary Insc: workshop chop mark and copyright lower right; workshop number verso lower left, pencil "ER67-149"
Dimensions: comp 35.7 h x 45.4 w cm sheet 50.8 h x 63.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg & Phillpot, 'Edward Ruscha editions 1959-1999', vol. 1 p. 3, vol. 2 p. 85 (cat. 6); Gemini GEL catalogue raisonne cat. 57
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.1176
Image rights: © ED RUSCHA