Ed Ruscha

b. 1937

Born in Omaha, Nebraska; lives in Venice, California.

Ed Ruscha was honored by Tamarind in 2010 for his contributions to the art of lithography. With hundreds of lithographs to his name, many of his best known images, including the Hollywood series, were made at Tamarind Lithography Workshop or Tamarind Institute. The art critic for the New Yorker magazine, Peter Schjeldahl, reviewed Ruscha's 2004 drawing retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art: "what's apparent now is that his work belongs to the art of the past half century as oxygen does to air."

Thanks For Being With Us, Ed!