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Season 9 Episode 24

The Cool School

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Jun 10, 2008 on PBS
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The Cool School
The Cool School is a 2008 documentary that tells the story of the Ferus Galley which served as a focal point for beatnik artists in Los Angeles in the mid-1950s and 60s. Founded by Walter Hopps and Ed Keinholz on the back of a hot dog wrapper, the gallery launched the careers of many famous artists including Ed Ruscha, Walter Berman, and Ed Moses.moreless

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