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Art Gallery: Ed Ruscha | reviews, news & interviews

Art Gallery: Ed Ruscha

Art Gallery: Ed Ruscha

Eight iconic American images from a West Coast master

Standard Station: 'The Hayward exhibition achieves the rare feat of making you actually like the artist as a human being'Courtesy Private Collection
Half a century of Ed Ruscha's paintings are on show at the Hayward Gallery, London. Mark Hudson reviews elsewhere in theartsdesk the display of Los Angeles's most famous painter, "an aspect of American art about which we’ve remained remarkably ignorant".
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