Some Los Angeles Apartments, 1970
LA. Anderson, Ritchie and Simon, 1970.
2nd edition. Limited to 3000 copies. Soft covers. Fine copy in original glassine wrapper, signed on front free endpaper.
In the 1960s Ed Ruscha more or less reinvented the artist’s book. Expressed simply through photographs and text, Ruscha opened the genre to the possibilities of mass-production and distribution. ‘Some Los Angeles Apartments’, with its straightforward presentation of modern California domestic buildings, celebrated the vernacular architecture of Southern California.