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They Call Her Styrene
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Phaidon Inc Ltd
Publication date January 10, 2000
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780714840116
ISBN-10 0714840114
Dimensions 2.25 by 7.50 by 5.25 in.
Weight 2.30 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $19.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Assembled in the form of a thick block, this book reproduces approximately 600 word drawings, paintings and works on paper by the Los Angeles-based American artist Edward Ruscha (b. 1937). The result is a sort of novel without an obvious plot, a series of words with no narrative. monochromatic, abstract background in the late 1950s and has continued to explore the language-based imagery that has become a hallmark of his work. Pulling elements from the visual language of advertising and commercial art, he has made hundreds of word prints, drawings, and paintings that exhibit an interplay between bold letters and shaded backgrounds. Some of the works consist of only one word - great, mud, trust; others of short combinations or phrases - Indeed I do, She sure knew her devotionals and They called her Styrene.

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