My first blog post for Christie’s is online!
It was fascinating to learn more about this very iconic Pop Art. I saw his public commission Honey, I Twisted Through More Damn Traffic Today on the New York High Line back in 2014, but had no idea it was him. Or who he was, actually. I thought it was just witty graffiti…
Read here: http://www.christies.com/features/10-things-to-know-about-Ed-Ruscha-8074-1.aspx
One day, my Editor walks in with a man. “This is Martin Gayford,” she says. We smile politely in acknowledgement.
“Do you know the man with a blue scarf?” she adds.
“Oh yes! The Lucian Freud portrait!” I jump up and shake his hand like, I am embarrassed to recall, some kind of sycophant.