Interactive Feature

Ed Ruscha: Painting Words

Ed Ruscha, a leader of the West Coast Pop art movement, discusses his influences, the relationship of his paintings to books and photography, and the use of language in his work.

This interactive multimedia feature is part of Making Sense of Modern Art, an extensive and engaging guide to modern and contemporary works in SFMOMA's permanent collection, and was developed in conjunction with the exhibition Pop! From San Francisco Collections.