These Are the Most Expensive Living American Artists!

25 May 2015

9Ed Ruscha

Next on our top 10 list is Ed Ruscha, an American artist associated with the pop art movement.

Born on December 16, 1937, Edward Joseph Ruscha IV has worked in the media of painting, photography, printmaking and film.

He lives and works in Culver City, California and his artworks definitely depict the iconography of Southern California, from gas stations to the swimming pools of suburban homes.

From a total amount of 2.842 works, 50 of which have broken the million-dollar mark, only 1 hit the jackpot.
An oil-and-graphite work on canvas entitled ‘Burning Gas Station (1965-1966) sold for almost $7 million at Christie’s New York in 2007.

Top 10 Most Expensive Living American Artists - EALUXE | Ed Ruscha
Ed Ruscha via my3000lovingarms.blogspot.com
NEXT: #8 David Hammons

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