Standard Station, Amarillo, Texas

Edward Joseph Ruscha, American, born 1937

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1963

Oil on canvas

Overall: 64 15/16 x 121 13/16 in. (164.9 x 309.4 cm)

Frame: 67 5/8 x 124 x 3 1/2 in. (171.768 x 314.96 x 8.89 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of James Meeker, Class of 1958, in memory of Lee English, Class of 1958, scholar, poet, athlete and friend to all

© Ed Ruscha

P.976.281

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Course History

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Exhibition History

Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, October 19, 2016-June 30, 2018.

Ed Ruscha and the Great American West, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young Museum, San Francisco, California, July 9, 2016-October 9, 2016.

International Pop, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 11-September 6, 2015; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, October 11, 2015-January 17, 2016; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 18-May 15, 2016.

Word and Image in Contemporary Art, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-August 4, 2013.

Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture 1950-1970, The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, , Los Angeles, California, October 1, 2011-February 5, 2012; Martin Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany, March 15-June 10, 2012.

Ed Ruscha: Road Tested, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, January 23-April 17, 2011.

Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26,2009-March 15, 2010.

Hot Spots: Rio de Janeiro/Milan-Turin/Los Angeles, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, February 13-May 3, 2009.

Los Angeles 1958-1968, Modena Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, October 4, 2008-January 4, 2009

Ruscha and Pop: Icons of the 1960's, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 12-June 15, 2008.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 8, 2006-December 11, 2007.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10, 2004-September 4, 2005.

Edward Ruscha, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, June 22-September 17, 2000; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, November 20, 2000-February 5, 2001; Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, March 22-June 3, 2001; Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England, November 4, 2001-January 13, 2002; Kuntstmuseum, Wolfsburg, February 2-April 28, 2002.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 2-September 16, 2001.

Landmark Pictures: Ed Ruscha/Andreas Gursky, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 8-March 19, 2000.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 30, 1998-September 20, 1999.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-April 8, 1998.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 1, 1996-June 22, 1997.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 21-August 6, 1996.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 14, 1994-March 6, 1995.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 5-September 25, 1995.

Edward Ruscha: Standard Stations, Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, Texas, June 19-August 8, 1993.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31, 1992-May 17, 1993.

High & Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, October 3, 1990-January 15, 1991; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, February 20-May 12, 1991; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, June 21-September 15, 1991.

Made in U.S.A.: An Americanization in Modern Art, the '50s and '60s, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, California, April 4-June 21, 1987; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, July 25-September 6, 1987; Virginia Museum of Fine Ar

Publication History

Denise Alexander and Bartholomew Ryan, International Pop, Minneapolis: Walker Arts Center, 2015, 223 pp., ill. pp. 306 and 307.

Marilyn Stokstad and Michael W. Cothren, Art History, Fifth Edition: Pearson Eductation, Inc., 2014, ill. pg. 1094, figure 33-13.

Geo Epoche Edition: Die Geschichte Der Kunst, Pop Art: Rebellion und Reklame, Hamburg: Gruner + Jar, 2012, No. 6, pp. 50-51.

Rebecca Peabody, Andrew Perchuk, Glenn Phillips, and Rani Singh. Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art 1945 - 1980, Los Angeles: The Getty Research Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011, ill. p. 141, figure 3.16.

Michael Auping and Richard Prince, Ed Ruscha: Road Tested, Fort Worth, Texas: The Board of Trustees, Fort Worth Art Association, 2011, ill. p. 62-63.

Les Cahiers du Mnam, Volume 112/113, ete/automne 2010, ill. p. 42.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, ill. p. 50, no.26.

Lars Nittve and Lena Essling, Time & Place: Los Angeles 1957-1968 Exhibition Catalogue, Gottingen, GERMANY: Steidl / Stockhom, SWEDEN: Moderna Museet, 2008, 135 pp., color ill. p. 107.

Kristin Monahan Garcia, Ruscha and Pop: Icons of the 1960's, Setting the Standard for Viewing the Modern World, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art, 2008, ill. p. 1.

Susan Davidson, Editor, Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation, New York, NY: Guggenheim Museum [concurrently with Merell Publishers Ltd, London and New York and Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago), 2007, ill. p. 276.

Carol Troyen, Judith A. Barter, Janet L. Comey, Elliot Bostwick Davis, and Ellen E. Roberts, Edward Hopper, Boston, Massachusetts: MFA Publications, 2007, pp. 222-223, ill. p. 223, figure 89.

Cecile Whiting, Pop L.A. Art and the City in the 1960s, Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 2006, ill. plate 8.

Wolfgang Spielhagen, editor-in-chief, 1000 Miles to the End of the Rainbow, Munich, Germany: Bertelsmann Lexikon Verlag, Pro Sport Verlag, 2001, 304 pp., ill. pp. 110-111.

Smithsonian Highlights, Smithsonian Magazine, Volume 31, Number 3, June 2000, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian, 2000, ill. p. 36

Neal Benezra and Kerry Brougher, "Ed Ruscha", Washington. D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford and Scalo, Zurich, 2000, pp. 30-31.

Linda Norden, Landmark Pictures: Ed Ruscha/Andreas Gursky, Cambridge: Harvard University Art Museums, 2000, ill. cover.

Ed Ruscha, June 29 - September 17, 2000, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution (exhibition brochure), Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 2000, ill. cover and p. 1.

David A. Lauer and Stephen Pentak, Design Basics, 5th edition, Fort Worth, Texas: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 2000, ill. p. 184.

Art New England, Volume 21, Number 3, June/July 2000, ill. p. 45

H. H. Arnason,-4th ed./Marla F. Prather, revising author, History of Modern Art, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1998, p. 545, ill.p. 533, color plate 318.

Barnaby Conrad III, John Register: Persistant Observer, San Francisco: Modernism Books c/o Barnaby Conrad III, 1998, 192 pp., ill.

Aaron Betsky, editor, Icons: Magnets of Meaning, San Francisco: Museum of Modern Art, 1997, ill. p. 239.

Thomas Crow, The Rise of the Sixties: American and European Art in the Era of Dissent, London: Calmann & King, Ltd., 1996, ill. p. 81.

The New Handbook of Texas, In Six Volumes; Volume 1, Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1996, ill. plate 70.

Rebecca Bailey, What Is There to Teach About Art?, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, vol. 88, no. 8, May 1996, South Burlington: The Lane Press Inc., 1996, pp. 36-45, ill. p. 39.

Midori Yamakawa, Andy Warhol and Pop Artists, Tokyo: Geijutsu shincho, 1996, ill. p. 40.

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Provenance

Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, California; Collection of Dennis and Brooke H. Hopper, Los Angeles, California; James J. Meeker, Oakland, California; given to present collection, 1976.

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