A Rolling Historical Landscape

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PHOTO GALLERY

Artist: Edward J. Ruscha (http://levygallery.com/)

Date: 2006

Location: Denver Public Library, Schlessman Hall

Collection: Public Art

Artwork Type: Mural

Material: Acrylic on Canvas

Description: A rolling historical landscape" of Colorado and the West is how artist Edward Ruscha describes his panoramic artwork for the Central Library. The work unfolds in epic fashion on 70 painted panels high above Schlessman Hall, and in the atriums on either side of the Hall. The complete artwork took more than two years to produce from concept to finished canvas. The piece consists of 70 paintings, 30 measuring 72 x 108" and 40 measuring 72 x 30