Ed Ruscha – artist’s book – Colored People 1972
USA

Colored People (1972)

Colored People (1972)
‘Colored People has a yellow cover bearing the title and contains fifteen stripped photos of plants, mostly cacti, printed in color, succeeded by seventeen blank spreads…Apart from the opening credits, no words accompany Colored People (which was true of Ruscha’s only other book in color, Nine Swimming Pools.’ Phillpot in Engberg, vol. 2. p. 74

Ref:
Engbert, S 1999, Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959-1999, Walker Art Centrer, Minneapolis. Catalogue Raisonné Vol. 1 pp. 92-93; Catalogue Raisonné Vol. 2 p. 126, B16.
Lailach,M 2005, Printed Matter. Die Sammlung Marzona in der Kunstbibliothek The Marzona Collection at the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, p. 159.

Collection: Centre for the Artist Book, grahame galleries + editions