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Edward RUSCHA

Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America born 1937

G.R. HUTTNER LITHOGRAPHY

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Thirty four parking lots in Los Angeles [Thirtyfour parking lots] 1967, printed 1974 Description: soft-cover artist's book containing 48 pages and 32 offset reproductions of black and white photographs taken at the artist's instruction by Art Alanis | the photographs show aerial views of parking lots around the city of Los Angeles, with captions
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, artist's books, planographic offset lithograph, printed in black ink; sewn and glued. Support: 100 lb. white Suede Enamel paper; cover: white paper, coated and varnished
Impression: 2nd edition
Edition: 1st edition 1967: 2413 unsigned and unnumbered; 2nd edition 1974: 2000 unsigned and unnumbered
Publisher: RUSCHA, Edward
Place Published: California
Date Published: 1974

Edition Notes: 1st edition 1967: 2413 unsigned and unnumbered on white paper; printed by Blair Litho, Los Angeles (title printed in orange ink on front and spine) 2nd edition 1974: 2000 unsigned and unnumbered on 100 lb. white Suede Enamel paper; printed by G. R. Huttner Lithography, Burbank, California (cover coated and varnished; title printed in orange ink on front only) photographs by Art Alanis under direction from Edward Ruscha.
Primary Insc: printed title front cover, orange ink "THIRTYFOUR / PARKING / LOTS"; printed title page, black ink: "THIRTYFOUR / PARKING / LOTS / IN LOS ANGELES / EDWARD RUSCHA / 1967", followed by copyright page (verso)
Dimensions: book (closed) 25.5 h x 20.3 w x 0.3 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg & Phillpot, 'Edward Ruscha editions 1959-1999', vol. 1 pp. 90-91, vol. 2 p. 124 (cat. B5)
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.842
Image rights: © ED RUSCHA