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On the Radio with Ed Ruscha

On the Radio with Ed Ruscha

One of the “cool” parts of my job is the occasional interaction with a living artist. A few weeks ago Ed Ruscha, one of the top living American artists, visited the museum. He was in town for the opening of his exhibition Ed Ruscha: On the Road , on view at the Denver Art Museum (DAM) through April 8.

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Ed Ruscha: On the Road
Exhibition

Ed Ruscha: On the Road

Closed on Apr 22, 2012

Ed Ruscha: On the Road is a vibrant exhibition featuring works inspired by Jack Kerouac’s seminal work On the Road, the novel that came to define the Beat Generation. Both artists utilize language as a form of social commentary, documenting the continuing shifts in the American cultural landscape. By superimposing passages from Kerouac’s epic 1957 novel onto images of snow-capped mountains or abstract backgrounds, Ruscha injects new life into the feverishly written words. More