"Urban Light" (2008) by Chris Burden
 
 
DESCRIPTION: "Urban Light" is an assemblage sculpture of 202 vintage street light standards from the 1920s and 1930s. The cast iron restored lampposts range from 20 to 30 feet in height and were salvaged from Los Angeles neighborhoods.  The installation includes dusk-to-dawn solar-powered lighting.

COMMENT:  This public artwork is open and accessible 24/7, with special events scheduled by LACMA.  Due to its daytime, evening and late night popularity, it is staffed by on-site security.
  
THE PUBLIC ART:
© Public Art in Public Places Project

THE PUBLIC PLACE:  
© Public Art in Public Places Project  


LOCATION:   
Plaza in front of Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, 
Miracle Mile, Los Angeles, CA


NEARBY PUBLIC ART (3 MIN. WALK)