- Edward Ruscha born 1937
- Photogravure with silkscreened text
- Unconfirmed: 457 × 356 mm
frame: 510 × 407 × 37mm
- ARTIST ROOMS
Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Lent by Artist Rooms Foundation 2011
On long term loan
The titles of the works in this series are not visible in the images, but appear to have been blanked out, obscuring the landscape behind. These titles are aggressive cowboy catch-phrases from the Western movie genre. Ruscha suggests how cultural stereotypes affect the way we see the North American landscape. These clichés are often generated in mass-media producing cities, such as Los Angeles.
Gallery label, July 2019
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