# 28188

RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

A few palm trees

$1,000.00 AUD

Hollywood : Heavy Industry Publications, 1971. Octavo (178 x 140 mm), plain black wrappers printed on Hammermill Duro-Glo (edges slightly rubbed), pp. [64] (14 pages with photographic illustrations, 14 pages with captions, 34 blank pages), printed by G. R. Huttner Lithography, Burbank, on white 80lb. Vicksburg Vellum text paper. First and only edition, printed in an edition of 3900 copies.

Ruscha’s experimental photobook capturing the palm trees of west Hollywood. ‘Ruscha said, “I guess at that time I was more involved in botanical phenomena…I thought, well, this is maybe something I should investigate”’ Clive Phillpot in Engberg. vol. 2. p. 74.

Reference :

Engberg, Siri.  Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959-1999 : catalogue raisonne. Minneapolis : Walker Art Centre, 1999.

Engberg B13