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Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America born 1937


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Babycakes with weights [Babycakes] 1970 Description: a soft-cover artist's book containing 52 pages and 22 offset reproductions of black and white photographs of a baby and 21 cakes (whole and cut), with captions
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Creation Notes: Photographs by Elizabeth Claman, Sid Felsen, Jerry McMillian, Danna Ruscha and Ed Ruscha
Materials & Technique: prints, artist's books, offset lithography, ribbon, flocking offset lithograph, printed in black ink; bound with pink satin ribbon through two drilled holes, tied in bow Support: white paper; cover: light blue paper, wrapped; title in green flocking
Edition: 1200 unsigned and unnumbered
Publisher: MULTIPLES, INC.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1970

Edition Notes: Book produced as one of a portfolio of 19 artist's books published by Marian Goodman's 'Multiples Inc.' The portfolio, 'Artists and photographs', also included: Mel Bochner, Christo, Jan Dibbets, Tom Gormley, Dan Graham, Douglas Huebler, Allan Kaprow, Michael Kirby, Joseph Kosuth, Sol LeWitt, Richard Long, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Smithson, Bernar Venet and Andy Warhol. The portfolio was accompanied by a catalogue with text by Lawrence Alloway.
Dimensions: book (closed) 19.2 h x 15.2 w x 0.3 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg & Phillpot, 'Edward Ruscha editions 1959-1999', vol. 1 pp. 106-107, vol. 2 p. 125 (cat. B11)
Accession No: NGA 82.2137.1
Image rights: © ED RUSCHA