Hurting The Word Radio #2
Artist: Ed Ruscha
Artwork: Hurting The Word Radio #2
Size: 150 x 140.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1964
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 'Hurting the Word Radio' #2 1964 Edward J. Ruscha' (on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, early 1970s
Exhibition history: Los Angeles, Ferus Gallery, Edward Ruscha, October-November 1964; Paris, Galerie Alexandre Iolas, Edward Ruscha, January-February 1970; Geneva, Galerie Alexandre Iolas, Edward Ruscha, 1971; Akron Art Institute, Four Artists, January-February 1972; Stockholm, Modern Museet, Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of Painting, May-September 2010, pp. 91 and 185 (illustrated in color); San Marino, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, on loan, May 2013-September 2019

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 6B
Low Estimate: $30000000 [+53%]
High Estimate: $40000000 [+14%]
Hammer Price: $46000000
Sold For: $52485000