Edward Ruscha Quotes & Sayings

27 most famous Edward Ruscha quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 79 year old American artist born on Dec 16, 1937.

Edward Ruscha Quotes
“Traveling is irritating to me, but not driving. Going to the airport makes me nervous, but when I set out to just take a leisurely drive, it's blue skies and puffy clouds and time.”
Edward Ruscha Quotes
“I don't watch TV, so I feel like I'm left out of the American fabric or something.”
Edward Ruscha Quotes
“When you're on a highway, viewing the western U.S. with the mountains and the flatness and the desert and all that, it's very much like my paintings.”
Edward Ruscha Quotes
“I'd read about Los Angeles and this fact stuck in my mind: that the city gained 1,000 new people every day. In 1956! A thousand people every day! I felt: 'I want to be part of that.'”
“I was attracted to the concept of Hollywood and the lifestyle here. But I've grown to mistrust it because it has changed. I didn't bargain for digital access parking in some concrete structure. Real heaven for me was to drive somewhere and park right in front. Now the city is going vertical.”
Edward Ruscha Quotes
“My friends and neighbors were always fixing their cars. Soldiers who felt restless wanted to work on something, and they understood cars. Me, I like to look at cars but I was never really a mechanic.”
“The big pay-off was to work as an artist and gain some shred of respect from your friends, who were also artists. But there was never any notion that you could make a living out of art. On the rare occasions you had a gallery show, and sold a little work, well, that was just gravy.”
Edward Ruscha Quotes
“As an artist, I gotta stand up to my own work.”
Edward Ruscha Quotes
“All my artistic response comes from American things, and I guess I've always had a weakness for heroic imagery.”
Edward Ruscha Quotes
“I travel a lot, but I don't come away with new inspiration.”

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