Stella McCartney + Ed Ruscha

Season 4, Episode 2

Fashion designer Stella McCartney's line of clothing and organic beauty products is one of the most sought after luxury brands today. Ed Ruscha is an artist's artist, whose 'urban vernacular' of paintings, drawings, photographs and prints are some of the most influential works of the 20th century. From the studio to the atelier, Ruscha and McCartney push the boundaries of art and fashion, sharing a creative passion for their own work and each other's. Witness a rare glimpse into the worlds of this visionary duo as they engage one another across generation, medium and expression. 

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Season 4, Episode 2

Stella McCartney + Ed Ruscha Introduction

American Artist

Stella McCartney assures Ed Ruscha that his nationality is nothing to be ashamed of.

Huge Honor

Ed Ruscha shows off his schematic of the Hayward Gallery and his plans for displaying a retrospective of his work there.

Killer Instinct

Stella McCartney and Ed Ruscha discuss the competitive nature of the art and fashion industries.

Ethics in Fashion

Stella McCartney presents her organic clothing line to Ed Ruscha.

What is an Iconoclast?

Stella McCartney explains what it means to be an Iconoclast.

What is an Iconoclast?

Ed Ruscha explains what it means to be an Iconoclast.

Stella McCartney


Born and raised in London, Stella McCartney graduated from Central Saint Martins in 1995. A signature style of sharp tailoring, natural confidence and sexy femininity was immediately apparent in her first collection. After only two collections, in 1997, she was appointed the Creative Director of Chloe in Paris and enjoyed great success during her tenure. READ MORE 

Ed Ruscha


Born in 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska, Edward Ruscha was raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where his family moved in 1941. In 1956 he moved to Los Angeles to attend the Chouinard Art Institute, and had his first solo exhibition in 1963 at the Ferus Gallery. In 1973, Ruscha began showing his work with Leo Castelli Gallery in New York. He continues to live and work in Los Angeles, and currently shows with Gagosian Gallery. READ MORE 


White Cosmo

Enhanced with GREY GOOSE L'Orange, this colorless cocktail is a sophisticated evolution of an ever-popular martini.

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