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New York City has long been regarded as the heart of the American art movement, but near the end of the 1940s, as the post-war rise of Abstract Expressionism became the new wave of painting in the United States, a small but determined band of painters, curators, and collectors on the West Coast were determined to make themselves known. Filmmaker Morgan Neville examines the rise of the Los Angeles art scene and how it brought a new and vigorously American slant to contemporary painting in the documentary The Cool ...
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New York City has long been regarded as the heart of the American art movement, but near the end of the 1940s, as the post-war rise of Abstract Expressionism became the new wave of painting in the United States, a small but determined band of painters, curators, and collectors on the West Coast were determined to make themselves known. Filmmaker Morgan Neville examines the rise of the Los Angeles art scene and how it brought a new and vigorously American slant to contemporary painting in the documentary The Cool School. Neville profiles Walter Hopps and Irving Blum, owners of the Ferus Gallery, which championed the new school of Los Angeles art; sculptors Ed Kienholz and Larry Bell; and painters Ed Ruscha, John Altoon, and Billy Al Bengston, all of whom were championed by the Ferus Gallery; architect Frank Gehry, whose ideas dovetailed with those of the new L.A. artists; and Dennis Hopper and Dean Stockwell, actors and Hollywood bohemians whose love of the new L.A. art and willingness to buy pieces provided crucial support for a struggling movement. Jeff Bridges serves as narrator.
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Special Features

Walter Hopps on "Walter Hopps, Hopps, Hopps, by Ed Kienholz; The world of Ed Kienholz; Ferus Artists reunion
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/29/2008
  • UPC: 829567053522
  • Original Release: 2008
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  • Source: Arts Alliance Amer
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Letterbox
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:25:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Baldessari Participant
Dennis Hopper Participant
Robert Irwin Participant
Jeff Bridges Voice Only
Frank Gehry Participant
Edward Ruscha Participant
Dean Stockwell Participant
David LaFaille Participant
Walter Hopps Participant
Peter Plagens Participant
Ed Bereal Participant
William Claxton Participant
Irving Blum Participant
Billy Al Bengston Participant
Eddie Moses Participant
Larry Bell Participant
Ed Kienholz Participant
Ken Price Participant
Technical Credits
Morgan Neville Director, Cinematographer, Producer, Screenwriter
Terry Chatkupt Associate Producer
Dan "Bjorn Turoque" Crane Score Composer
David Davis Executive Producer
Sally Jo Fifer Executive Producer
Stephanie Henderson Associate Producer
Michael Kowalski Sound/Sound Designer
Kristine McKenna Producer, Screenwriter
Cedd Moses Executive Producer
Chris Perkel Cinematographer, Editor
Dylan Robertson Cinematographer, Co-producer, Editor
William Ungerman Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Cool School
1. The Spark [6:37]
2. The Engine [5:45]
3. Backwater of Bohemia [7:58]
4. LA Scene [10:09]
5. The New Ferus [4:52]
6. Providence [5:51]
7. Something Different [5:26]
8. Mashismo [7:25]
9. Pop Art [9:28]
10. Public Opinion [7:19]
11. Money and art [6:54]
12. The Impact [2:53]
13. Looking Back [3:32]
14. Credits [:51]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Cool School
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   Scene Selections
   Bonus Features
      Walter Hopps on "Walter Hoops, Hopps, Hopps" by Ed Kienholz
      The World of Ed Kienholz
      Ferus Artists Reunion
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