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The Los Angeles County Museum on Fire, (1965-1968)

Ed Ruscha, American, b. Omaha, Nebraska, 1937

Oil on canvas, 53 1/2 x 133 1/2 in. (135.9 x 339.1 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.252

Irving Blum Gallery, Los Angeles, to January 1968, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, January 1968-1972, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Ed Ruscha," 29 June-17 September 2000, cat. Tour: MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Chicago, 20 November-5 February 2001; MIAMI ART MUSEUM, 22 March-3 June; MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH, 1 July-30 September; MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Oxford, England, 28 October-13 January 2002., CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Los Angeles 1955-1985: Birth of an Artistic Capital," 8 March-17 July 2006., HAYWARD GALLERY, London. "Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of Painting," 14 October-10 January 2010, cat. ill. p. 103. Tour: HAUS DE KUNST, Munich, 12 February-2 May 2010; MODERNA MUSEET, Stockholm, 29 May-5 September, 2010., GETTY CENTER, Los Angeles. "Pacific Standard Time: Painting and Sculpture in Los Angeles 1945-1970," 1 October 2011-5 February 2012., HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950," 24 October 2013-26 May 2014. Tour: MUSEE D'ART MODERNE GRAND-DUC JEAN, Luxembourg, 12 July-12 October; KUNSTHAUS GRAZ, Austria, 14 November-15 February 2015., HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection," 9 June 2016-6 August 2017, no cat., WOLF, SYLVIA. "Ed Ruscha and Photography," (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Göttingen, Germany: Steidl Verlag, 2004), pp. 238-239, ill. 275.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Pop Art (West Coast), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor