Edward Ruscha Curated

Painter, Photographer & Filmmaker


  • What was your backup plan as an artist?

  • When did you witness your first connection to the art world?

  • What role did art school play in your life?

  • How did abstract art happen to you?

  • Did you ever face artist’s block?

  • What appealed to you as an artist?

  • What is the purpose of your art?

  • Do you think that art can influence people?

  • How did gas station appeal to you as an artist?

  • What effect did photographers have on you?

  • What is your opinion on Marcel Duchamp art?

  • When did you get your break?

  • How did you come up with the names of your work?

  • What is the story behind the piece “That Was Then And This Is Now”?

  • What do you like to collect as an artist?

  • Do you view yourself more as a painter or a photographer?

  • What is it that lithography gave you but a drawing or painting could not?

  • What do you think of the institutional print making places?

  • How did you start off with gunpowder medium?

  • Where are you in terms of the evolution of your thinking about sculpture and what you hope to achieve?