List of public art in Los Angeles

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This is a list of public art in Los Angeles. The Smithsonian Institution lists 478 works.[1][2]

This list applies only to works of public art accessible in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artwork visible inside a museum.

Most of the works mentioned are sculptures. When this is not the case (i.e. sound installation, for example) it is stated next to the title.

List of Public Art in Los Angeles[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
KMM Maillol.JPG Air Modeled 1938. Cast 1962. Maillol, Aristide Aristide Maillol Lead J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California 68360015 [3]
Colpo de Ala 1988. Dedicated Dec. 12, 1988. Pomodoro, Arnaldo Arnaldo Pomodoro Sculpture: copper alloy and acrylic lacquer coating; Base: steel plate. Administered by City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Department, Public Art Division, Los Angeles, California CA000388[4][5]

[6]

Double Ascension 1969. Dedicated Jan. 20, 1973. Bayer, Herbert Herbert Bayer Sculpture: steel, painted; Basin: stone. Atlantic Richfield Company, Los Angeles, California CA001163 [7]
KMM Hepworth Elegy III.JPG Elegy III 1969 Hepworth, Barbara Barbara Hepworth Bronze. Administered by University of California at Los Angeles, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California 3070034 [8]
Figure for Landscape Hepworth, Barbara Barbara Hepworth Bronze. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California 68360018 [9]
Hammering Man 1988 Borofsky, Jonathan Jonathan Borofsky Painted Cor-Ten steel, motor. 22 ft. x 8 ft. x 2 in. California Mart, Facilities/Property Management, Los Angeles, California CA001164[10]
Mojo 2011 Moeller, Christian Christian Moeller Metal, light, robotic arm, and surveillance cameras. Centre Street Lofts, Los Angeles, California 78430031[11][12]
Triforium Commissioned 1972. 1975. Young, Joseph Joseph Young Reinforced concrete, glass and painted steel. Electronically programmed music and light show. Administered by City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Department, Public Art Division, Los Angeles, California CA000450[13][14]
Aqua Marine 1992 Brailsford, Robin Robin Brailsford Mosaic Tile. Wall: approx. H. 6 ft. x W. 9 ft. 6 in.; Foundation: approx. W. 9 ft. 6 in. x D. 8 in. Administered by City of Imperial Beach, Imperial Beach, California

Located Pier Plaza, Imperial Beach, California CA000705[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Outdoor Sculpture -- California -- Los Angeles". Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ Finding Aid: Save Outdoor Sculptures! (SOS!) Files: Los Angeles and Neighboring Counties
  3. ^ "Air, (sculpture)". Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  4. ^ Colpo de Ala, (sculpture)
  5. ^ http://www.publicartinla.com/CivicCenter/colpo.html
  6. ^ http://www.mlapa.org/john-ferraro-department-of-water-and-power-building/
  7. ^ http://siris-artinventories.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1O21373608JY4.13676&limitbox_1=LO01+%3D+ias&menu=search&aspect=Keyword&npp=50&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=ariall&ri=187&source=%7E%21siartinventories&index=.NW&term=CA001154&aspect=Keyword&x=6&y=8#focus
  8. ^ http://siris-artinventories.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1O21373608JY4.13676&limitbox_1=LO01+%3D+ias&menu=search&aspect=Keyword&npp=50&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=ariall&ri=216&source=%7E%21siartinventories&index=.NW&term=03070025&aspect=Keyword&x=13&y=6#focus
  9. ^ http://siris-artinventories.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1O21373608JY4.13676&limitbox_1=LO01+%3D+ias&menu=search&aspect=Keyword&npp=50&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=ariall&ri=248&source=%7E%21siartinventories&index=.NW&term=68360009&aspect=Keyword&x=14&y=14#focus
  10. ^ "Hammering Man". Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  11. ^ Mojo, (sculpture)
  12. ^ Christian-Moeller-Mojo | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
  13. ^ Triforium, (sculpture)
  14. ^ Triforium (Los Angeles) by Omar Bárcena in Triforium (Los Angeles) on Fotopedia - The Photo Encyclopedia
  15. ^ "Aqua Marine, (sculpture)". Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database. Retrieved September 30, 2012.