Ed Ruscha Designs Los Angeles Film Fest Poster

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Courtesy of LAFF
Courtesy of LAFF

Ed Ruscha is continuing to link the worlds of art and film with his latest work: the Pop artist has designed the poster for the 20th Los Angeles Film Festival, which will run from June 11-19.

The work is based on the artist’s 1962 painting Large Trademark With Eight Spotlights.

“I’m pleased to have designed the poster in support of the 20th L.A. Film Festival and Film Independent, and I hope the image reaches as many people as possible,” Ruscha said in a statement.

He was most recently feted at LACMA’s second annual Art + Film gala in 2012 by luminaries from the worlds of art, film, fashion, and entertainment, who honored his work as an internationally recognized artists.

Ruscha’s work has been featured in numerous retrospectives that have received worldwide acclaim.  He was elected to The American Academy of Arts and Letters as a member of the Department of Art in 2001, and in 2005, was the United States Representative at the 51st Venice Biennale

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