L.A.: as suggested by the art of Edward Ruscha

United States, 1981

Film
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Edward Ruscha’s paintings, drawings and photographs are the point of departure for this impressionistic study of Los Angeles’ buildings, apartment houses, palm trees, swimming pools, cars and signs, enhanced by the city’s unique winter light. Features music by Gershwin, Django Reinhardt, Eric Satie, Czerny, M. Lecudna. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

Credits

producer/director

Gary Conklin

production company

Gary Conklin Films

Duration

00:27:47:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014653

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Interpretive programs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - United States

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Los Angeles (Calif.)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Themes, motives

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art appreciation

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - United States

Crafts & Visual Arts → Impressionism (Art)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Ruscha, Edward

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Art - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

People → Ruscha, Edward

Places → Cities and towns - Interpretive programs

Places → Los Angeles (Calif.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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