“Dr. Eckleburg as James Franco.” From James Franco as James Franco. Colin Jason Moran. Ruffin Gallery. 2010
This projection exhibit sources F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous novel, The Great Gatsby and the “eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg,” Gatsby‘s iconic symbol of authority and wasteland in the novel. Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, and Sam Waterston star in the film directed by Jack Clayton in 1974, titled The Great Gatsby, a close recreation of the novel.