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THE FILMTHE MAKING OFTHE FILMMAKERTALKBACK
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From 1957 to 1966, the Ferus Gallery was the catalyst of modern art in Los Angeles. Launching the careers of luminaries like Warhol, Ruscha and Lichtenstein, Ferus built an art scene from scratch and transformed the cultural climate of the West Coast.
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The Making Of:

"There were so many things that attracted me to this story: great themes, great characters, great context, great visuals, and it takes place in the city I love/hate, Los Angeles."  More >>

The Filmmaker:

"I feel as though we encountered some of the same bias that the artists themselves did, namely that L.A. is a wasteland and if it didn’t happen in N.Y., it’s not important."  Read more >>
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