"Our Legacy:  Forever Presente..." (2004) by José Antonio Aguirre 

 
DESCRIPTION: two exterior Byzantine and Venetian style glass mosaic and carved limestone murals mounted on curved-wall towers; two interior 34-foot by 64-foot Byzantine and Venetian style glass mosaic and carved limestone murals mounted on curved walls

Mural Cycle in Four Movements:
  • "Arrival" (interior)
  • "Departure" (interior)
  • "The Gift of Humanity" (exterior)
  • "The Heart of the People" (exterior) [NOTE: not easily visible]

THE PUBLIC ART:
"Arrival"
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"Departure"
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"The Gift of Humanity"
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DETAIL:
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 Public Art in Public Places Project


LOCATION:  exterior east and west tower walls and 
interior lobby walls, East Los Angeles Public Library, 
4837 E. Third Street, 
East Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA


Nearby Public Art:

Pathway Tiles (2006) by Robert L. Delgado 

LOCATION:  pathway between East Los Angeles Civic Center and East Los Angeles Public Library, 4837 E. Third Street, East Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA