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Edward Ruscha

Hell ½ Way Heaven, 1988

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Lithograph on Rives,
10 x 24” (25,5 x 61 cm),
bound in the magazine,
printed by Ed Hamilton, Los Angeles,
Ed. 80/18 A. P., signed and numbered

Where in the world. Is Heaven up and Hell down, or vice-versa? In typically cryptic fashion, Ruscha leaves us in blue limbo, somewhere in-between.


“Ruscha’s art is a vivid, and sometimes sweetly poignant, silhouette of the displaced psyche that fitfully inhabits mass culture.” Christopher Knight Parkett No. 18, 1988