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Public art in LA hard to find, but not rare
Oct 13th, 2013 by Warren Swil

Renaissance expected after

city lifts long ban on murals

Designed and painted by artist Richard Wyatt, the Capitol Records Building’s Jazz Mural has been an aesthetic icon in Hollywood since 1990. Click image to enlarge.

AS ONE OF the creative capitals of the world, Los Angeles (home to Hollywood) should have a visual feast of public art of all genres.
But, perhaps because it lacks a center of gravity like most other modern arts capitals, public art is hard to find except in a few notable locations like world-famous Venice Beach.
Aficionados are expecting something of a renaissance now the City Council has lifted a long-running ban on murals.


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