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 light standards/lampposts are cast iron and range from 20 to 30 feet in height.  
Many of them are said to 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:

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Nearby sculpture (north of "Urban Light" on Resnick Lawn)