Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance

Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin TX

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Jan 06
Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance

Discover Ruscha’s persistent engagement with the artifacts of American popular culture, the iconography of the road, and the manufactured romance of Hollywood.

See works by celebrated American artist Ed Ruscha, including photographs and sketches related to his landmark artist’s books, such as Twentysix Gasoline Stations (1963), Various Small Fires and Milk (1964), Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass (1968), and more. Discover Ruscha’s persistent engagement with the artifacts of American popular culture, the iconography of the road, and the manufactured romance of Hollywood. Open daily and late on Thursdays with tours every day at noon. Free.

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 512-471-8944

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES *

  • Oct 19, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 20, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 21, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 22, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 23, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 24, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 25, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 26, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 27, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 28, 2018 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)

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Additional time info:

10 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
10 a.m.–7 p.m. Thursday
Noon–5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Harry Ransom Center

300 West 21st Street, Austin, TX 78712

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Dates and Times

Friday, Oct 19

10:00 am at Harry Ransom Center

Saturday, Oct 20

10:00 am at Harry Ransom Center

Sunday, Oct 21

10:00 am at Harry Ransom Center

Monday, Oct 22

10:00 am at Harry Ransom Center

Tuesday, Oct 23

10:00 am at Harry Ransom Center

MADE POSSIBLE WITH SUPPORT FROM

 

The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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