I was grinding pencil lead and burning paper as I furiously wrote down her confession. The perp was speaking softly, her voice dulled with regret. An art world mystery of half a century has been solved and I have the confession!
There's no living artist cooler than Ed Ruscha, whose five-decade career as a pop icon is only intensifying. For "On The Road," Ruscha took his inspiration from Keroauc's seminal 1955 novel, which the artist first read at age 20.
"I think we're going to leave. My friend fainted."
That was the very first comment The Observer overheard as we headed into the entertainment portion of our program at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art's annual gala on Saturday night.