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Ed Ruscha will be presented with the 2019 J. Paul Getty Medal in honor of his work as a painter, draftsman, photographer, and bookmaker. The event will take place at the Getty Center in Los Angeles on September 16, 2019.

Photo: Sten Rosenlund

Photo: Sten Rosenlund

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Ed Ruscha, Miracle, 1975 (still) © Ed Ruscha

Screening

Ed Ruscha
Films

January 14–18, 2019, 10am–6pm
USC School of Architecture, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
arch.usc.edu

The five-day pop-up screening showcases Premium (1971) and Miracle (1975), two rare films made by Ed Ruscha. Both films, featuring Ruscha’s signature deadpan humor and keen translation of the contemporary American condition, offer an exploration of storytelling and the conventional narrative codes of Hollywood. The event is free and open to the public.

Ed Ruscha, Miracle, 1975 (still) © Ed Ruscha

Photo: Manfredi Gioacchini

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Christopher Riopelle

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National Gallery, London
www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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Tom McCarthy

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Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
www.metmuseum.org

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Thomas Cole, View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm—The Oxbow, 1836, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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