Sprüth Magers Berlin London
lives and works in Los Angeles, U.S.A.

1937 Born in Omaha, Nebraska

1960–61 Layout artist, Carson-Roberts Advertising Agency, Los Angeles

1961 Tour of Europe

1965–69 Layout designer, Artforum magazine (as "Eddie Russia")

1968 Founds the publishing company Heavy Industry Publications

1978 Travels to Australia, Bali, Singapore, and the Philippines

Official website of the Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings


1956–60 Chouinard Art Institute (i.e. California Institute of the Arts)

1955 U.S. Navy reserve

1948 painting class of Richard Goetz

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships

2006 Trustee of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2001 Member of the Department of Art, The American Academy of Arts and Letters

1978 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

1974 Medal in graphics from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

1971 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship

1969 Two-month fellowship at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles

1969 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

1967 Award in painting from the National Council on the Arts

1956 Frst prize in graphic design from Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce

Teaching position

1969 Visiting professor, UCLA Los Angeles


1984 Alan Rudolph: Choose me

1976 Alan Rudolph: Welcome to L.A.