"Raoul Wallenberg" or "Angel of Rescue" (1988) 
by Franco Assetto

DESCRIPTION:  3-piece 8-foot by 5-foot by 5-foot bronze and stainless steel statue and sculpture 
NOTE:  Raoul Wallenberg was a Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jewish lives in the Holocaust.  
The statue/sculpture of a bronze silhouette of a man with extended hand, flanked by two polished stainless steel wings, symbolizes Wallenberg's role as an angel of mercy and rescue.  
The piece was re-dedicated in 2013.

THE PUBLIC ART:
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 Public Art in Public Places Project

THE PUBLIC PLACE:
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 Public Art in Public Places Project


LOCATION:   Raoul Wallenberg Square
northeast corner of Fairfax Avenue and Beverly Boulevard, 
Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA