Publisher: New York and Göttingen, Germany: Gagosian Gallery and Steidl Verlag, 2009
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 112784
First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine green cloth-covered boards, with title stamped in silver on cover and spine, no dust jacket as issued; contained in a heavy gray cardboard slipcase with title stamped in silver on both sides. Paintings and text by Edward Ruscha. Essays by Briony Fer and Mel Bochner. Edited by Robert Dean and Lisa Turvey. Includes comprehensive catalogue entries, chronology, exhibition history and bibliography. Designed by Bruce Mau, Bruce Mau Design, Inc., Toronto, with Breanne Woods, Carolina Söderholm and Judith McKay. 554 pp., profusely illustrated with four-color plates and additional black-and-white reference illustrations, beautifully printed by Steidl on Scheufelen Job Parilux paper. Book 11-5/8 x 9-5/8 inches; slipcase 12-1/8 x 10 inches.
From the publisher: "The Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings comprises seven volumes under the editorship of Robert Dean and Lisa Turvey. Volume 4 documents 198 paintings from 1988 to 1992, and includes a comprehensive exhibition history, bibliography, and biographical chronology, as well as a text by artist Mel Bochner and an essay by art historian Briony Fer."