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Edward Ruscha

Edward RuschaAKA Edward Joseph Ruscha IV

Born: 16-Dec-1937
Birthplace: Omaha, NE

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twenty-six Gasoline Stations

Military service: US Naval Reserve

Father: Edward Joseph Ruscha III (b. 1891, d. 1959)
Mother: Dorothy Driscoll (b. 1907, d. 1985)
Sister: Mary Frances Ruscha (half sister, b. 1921, d. 1995)
Sister: Shelby (b. 1936)
Brother: Paul (b. 1942)
Girlfriend: Su Hall (ex)
Wife: Danna Knego (m. Feb-1967, one son)
Son: Edward Joseph Ruscha V (b. 14-Dec-1968)

    High School: Classen High School, Oklahoma City, OK (1956)
    University: California Institute of the Arts (then Chouinard Art Institute)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2004
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
    Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles Trustee (-2012)
    Obama for America
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Trustee (2013-)
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1971
    German Ancestry
    Irish Ancestry Maternal

    Visual Acoustics (22-Jun-2008) · Himself
    The Cool School (7-Mar-2008) · Himself
    Sketches of Frank Gehry (10-Sep-2005) · Himself
    Choose Me (14-Sep-1984) · Ralph Chomsky

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