Books of Ed Ruscha

Inventory Number: ER01

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1969, (2012) 
Duration: 23:17 min 
Edition: AP
Archival: DVD
Exhibition copy: mp4 digital file
DVD with booklet in a presentation box, signed by Ed Ruscha
Provenance: Los Angeles Art Association
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The film, The Books of Ed Ruscha (1968-69/2012), which was never released, is represented only by a signed artists' proof of a DVD-R of the film in a specially designed package. It was published, but never distributed, by Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2012.The film features Mason Williams, a friend and collaborator of Ruscha, looking through several of Ruscha's artists' books. A voice-over of Williams reading the text plays over the film.