PUBLIC ART DATA FOR LOS ANGELES, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII  

 

"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 lampposts are cast iron and range from 20 to 30 feet in height; many have been salvaged from Los Angeles neighborhoods.  The sculpture includes dusk-to-dawn solar-powered lighting.
ACCESS:  This public art sculpture is open and accessible 24/7.

LOCATION:
 
Plaza in front of Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
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THE PUBLIC ART:



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THE PUBLIC PLACE:  
    
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  the artist, his work, & nearby public art 

Burden ‎‎(official movie trailer)‎‎


American Planning Assn. news article:

          

  
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NEARBY PUBLIC ART

at Resnick Lawn (4 min. walk; 0.2 mile)

at Carthay Circle (10 min. walk; 1/2 mile)