Follow-ed: Appropriating the Books of Edward Ruscha

1 Mar 2019

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British Library

London, United Kingdom


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  • Tube: Kings Cross, St. Pancras, Euston

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Explore the influence of legendary American artist Ed Ruscha on today's makers of fine art books.


Edward Ruscha is one of the most influential and distinctive postwar American artists, whose fine art books have served as a source of inspiration - and appropriation -  for many other artists using the book as their medium. Join curator Tom Sowden for an interactive exploration of this fascinating aspect of contemporary art practice, including the chance to see up close some key examples of artists’ books and fine press publications.


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