Exhibition Paper- Ed Ruscha

Emily Potter

April 24, 2012

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Exhibit Paper

Ed Ruscha

At the Denver Art Museum Ed Ruscha’s paintings fill a small area, but expresses much emotion.  His collection On the Road is strongly influenced by Jack Kerouac’s book.  Curators chose to show these pieces in Denver because of its history and atmosphere that fully captured the lines in Kerouac’s novel.  Ruscha’s paintings of mountainous skylines look simple, which is what makes their complexity so interesting. Continue reading