PUBLIC ART DATA FOR LOS ANGELES, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII  


Chinatown Mosaics (c. 1968):  
  "Picture of Viewing Waterfalls in Summer Mountains"  
  "Palace in Heaven"
  "Four Beauties Catching Swimming Fish"


DESCRIPTION: 
3 building-mounted ceramic tile mosaic panels, created in Hong Kong (artist unknown):
Left:  "Picture of Viewing Waterfalls in Summer Mountains," created in the Sung Dynasty style (960-1279)
Center:  "Palace in Heaven," depicting the monkey king from 14th Century "Hsi-yu chi"/"Journey to the West" tale
Right:  "Four Beauties Catching Swimming Fish," created in the southern China style
[source: Public Art in L.A.; M. Several, 1998]


LOCATION:  
913 N. Broadway Street, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA

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 Public Art in Public Places Project

                                                        

"Picture of Viewing Waterfalls in Summer Mountains"

"Palace in Heaven"


"Four Beauties Catching Swimming Fish"

 
   
 
        
      
  
















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