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They Called Her Styrene, Etc.
     

They Called Her Styrene, Etc.

by Ed Ruscha
 
Perfect for readers who see the inherent humor in the English language, They Called Her Styrene, Etc. is a fun, chunky collection of 500 drawings and paintings by renowned artist Ed Ruscha. The language-based images transcend their apparent randomness, becoming visual icons of universal emotions and places known and imagined. In book form, they combine to create a

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Perfect for readers who see the inherent humor in the English language, They Called Her Styrene, Etc. is a fun, chunky collection of 500 drawings and paintings by renowned artist Ed Ruscha. The language-based images transcend their apparent randomness, becoming visual icons of universal emotions and places known and imagined. In book form, they combine to create a journey of sorts that's often hilarious, occasionally provocative, and always artfully rendered.

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Bookforum
This nifty little horizontal block of a book is pure Ruscha: grainy color reproductions of 500 cool, luminous images of words...a Whitmanesque catalogue of the quizzical everythingness of existence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714840116
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
580
Sales rank:
771,471
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 2.32(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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