Every Building on the Sunset Strip
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • slipcase
  • black-and-white
  • 17.8 x 14.3 cm. [closed] ; 17.8 x 760.7 cm. [extended]
  • 1 continuous accordion-fold page composed of glued sections
  • edition size 1000
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Every Building on the Sunset Strip

[First Edition / First Printing]

Edward Ruscha

Every Building on the Sunset Strip


True first edition of Edward Ruscha's classic book documenting, literally, Every Building on the Sunset Strip, in Los Angeles. Shows every address on the north and south side of the street moving from east to the west towards the Pacific Ocean. Documents a very specific time and place in the history of both artists' books and Los Angeles. Reference: "The Works of Edward Ruscha," Hudson Hills Press, New York, in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1982, pp. 169. No. B4 in Siri Engberg and Clive Phillpot, "Edward Ruscha : Edition 1959-1999, Catalogue Raisonné," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, and Distributed Art Publishers, New York, NY, 1999, pp. 123.


No. 4 in "Books by Edward Ruscha" by Edward Ruscha. Munich, Germany : Galerie Heiner Friedrich, 1970.
"Esthétique du Livre d'Artiste 1960 / 1980" by Anne Moeglin-Delcroix. Paris, France : Jean-Michel Place / Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 1997, pp. 222.
"Edward Ruscha : Editions 1959 - 1999. Catalogue Raisonné" by Edward Ruscha, Siri Engberg, Clive Phillpot. Minneapolis / New York, MN / NY : Walker Art Center / D. A. P, 1999
"Ed Ruscha and Photography" by Sylvia Wolf. New York / Gottingen, NY / Germany : Whitney Museum of American Art / Steidl, 2004, pp. 128 - 153.

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