December 11, 2011

MODERN ART & DESIGN AUCTION

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Lot 172: Ed Ruscha

Lot 172: Ed Ruscha

"Billy"

1968
Exhibition catalogue with felt letters mounted to sandpaper cover, machine screw and nut binding, and satin ribbon page marker
First edition of 2500
Printed by Toyo Press, Los Angeles
9" x 11"
Published on the occasion of the 1968 exhibition, "Billy Al Bengston", at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Designed by Ed Ruscha with text by James Monte.
Literature: Roth, Andrew. The Open Book, A History of the Photographic Book from 1878 to the Present. Hasselblad Center, 2004: p 198.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized: $1,250
Inventory Id: 2520

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