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    The Cool School

    Director: Morgan Neville, 2008

    Directed by Morgan Neville and narrated by Jeff Bridges, ‘The Cool School’ tells the story of emergence and rise of Los Angeles art scene and things earned and lost in the process. The documentary focuses on seminal Ferus Gallery, which hosted exhibitions of a small group of Los Angeles based artists initiating a new art scene as a response to New York’s abstact expressionists. Focusing on the story of the Gallery, and its founders Walter Hopps and Irving Blum, the documentary narrates the unforgettable story of the rise of Ed Kienholz, Larry Bell and Ed Ruscha.