PUBLIC ART DATA FOR LOS ANGELES, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII


"Triforium" (1975) by Joseph L. Young

 
 
DESCRIPTION:  
60-foot by 20-foot 60-ton concrete poly-phonoptic kinetic tower sculpture with lighted Venetian glass prisms;
79-note glass bell Finkelbeiner Carillon with 2 octaves of English bells and 2 octaves of Flemish bells
   (disconnected in a 2006 restoration and replaced by a Compact Disc player);
programmed and synchronized music and lighting program; 
reflecting pool (removed)
2006:  renovation of sound sytem
2016:  renovation of various electronic components [see Triforium Project:  L.A. 2050]

Carillon (definition): A carillon (US /ˈkærəlɑːn/ or UK /kəˈrɪljən/;[1] French: [kaʁijɔ̃]) is a musical instrument that is typically housed in the bell tower (belfry) of a church or municipal building. The instrument consists of at least 23 cast bronze, cup-shaped bells, which are played serially to produce a melody, or sounded together to play a chord.   Source:  Wikipedia


L
OCATION:  
Fletcher Bowron Square / Los Angeles Mall, 
Temple Avenue and Main Street, Los Angeles, CA

THE PUBLIC ART:
© Public Art in Public Places Project
 
THE PUBLIC ART:
© Public Art in Public Places Project