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Finding Public Art Wherever You Are in Los Angeles

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For every east coaster who complains about how cultureless Los Angeles is, there's a local who knows about the awesome public art piece down the block. This is a creative city, and while we're known for our murals, there's a huge diversity of public art here--you'll find pieces made of neon, metal, LED lights, and even the Berlin Wall. And the best part is you'll find them almost everywhere. Here's Curbed LA's starter guide to some of the most notable work around the city, including icons, up and comers, and some we'll just politely call "interesting." The map is hardly exhaustive (and some pieces are only up temporarily, so hurry), but it should help you find a little art almost anywhere you go. Enjoy!

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1. "Almost Invisible Boxes" by Joshua Callaghan

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2. "America Tropical" by David Alfaro Siqueiros

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125 Paseo De La Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

3. "Parking" by Banksy

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908 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

4. Elvis Presley, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Marilyn Monroe, Beatles by Hector Ponce

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5640 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038

5. Beehive by Eric Owen Moss

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8520 National Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

6. "The Wall Project"

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5900 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

7. Sidewalk terrazo by Arthur D. Pizzinat, Sr.

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648 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014

8. "Blacklist" by Jenny Holzer

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823 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90089

9. "Motordom" by Keith Sonnier

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100 S Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

10. "Cradle" by Ball-Nogues

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395 Santa Monica Pl
Santa Monica, CA 90401

11. "Drive By" by Electroland

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5300 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601

12. "Four Arches" by Alexander Calder

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333 S Hope St
Los Angeles, CA 90071

13. "Luminous Sphere" by Piero Golia

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8300 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

14. "Great Wall of Los Angeles" by Judith Baca

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Burbank Blvd & Coldwater Canyon Ave
Los Angeles, CA 91401

15. Hollywood/Vine Red Line Station by Gilbert “Magu” Lujan

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Hollywood Blvd & Vine St
Los Angeles, CA 90028

16. "Invaded!" by Jason Torchinsky

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17. "Inverted Clocktower" by Tim Hawkinson

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W 3rd St & S Hill St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

18. "sixbeaststwomonkeys" by Peter Shelton

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100 W 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

19. LAX Pylons by Paul Tzanetopoulos

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1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA 90045

20. "TEUCLA" by Richard Serra

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405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095

21. "Fork in the Road" by Ken Marshall

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S Pasadena Ave & S St John Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105

22. "Urban Light" by Chris Burden

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5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

23. Venice Art Walls by Anyone With a Permit

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1800 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA 90291

24. Bevery/Vermont Red Line Station by George Stone

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Beverly Blvd & N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90004

25. Watts Towers by Simon Rodia

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1727 E 107th St
Los Angeles, CA 90002

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1. "Almost Invisible Boxes" by Joshua Callaghan

2. "America Tropical" by David Alfaro Siqueiros

125 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012

125 Paseo De La Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

3. "Parking" by Banksy

908 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

908 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

4. Elvis Presley, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Marilyn Monroe, Beatles by Hector Ponce

5640 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

5640 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038

5. Beehive by Eric Owen Moss

8520 National Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

8520 National Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

6. "The Wall Project"

5900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

5900 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

7. Sidewalk terrazo by Arthur D. Pizzinat, Sr.

648 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014

648 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014

8. "Blacklist" by Jenny Holzer

823 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089

823 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90089

9. "Motordom" by Keith Sonnier

100 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

100 S Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

10. "Cradle" by Ball-Nogues

395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA 90401

395 Santa Monica Pl
Santa Monica, CA 90401

11. "Drive By" by Electroland

5300 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

5300 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601

12. "Four Arches" by Alexander Calder

333 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

333 S Hope St
Los Angeles, CA 90071

13. "Luminous Sphere" by Piero Golia

8300 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

8300 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

14. "Great Wall of Los Angeles" by Judith Baca

Burbank Blvd & Coldwater Canyon Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91401

Burbank Blvd & Coldwater Canyon Ave
Los Angeles, CA 91401

15. Hollywood/Vine Red Line Station by Gilbert “Magu” Lujan

Hollywood Blvd & Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Hollywood Blvd & Vine St
Los Angeles, CA 90028

16. "Invaded!" by Jason Torchinsky

17. "Inverted Clocktower" by Tim Hawkinson

W 3rd St & S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

W 3rd St & S Hill St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

18. "sixbeaststwomonkeys" by Peter Shelton

100 W 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

100 W 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

19. LAX Pylons by Paul Tzanetopoulos

1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045

1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA 90045

20. "TEUCLA" by Richard Serra

405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095

405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095

21. "Fork in the Road" by Ken Marshall

S Pasadena Ave & S St John Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105

S Pasadena Ave & S St John Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105

22. "Urban Light" by Chris Burden

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

23. Venice Art Walls by Anyone With a Permit

1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291

1800 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA 90291

24. Bevery/Vermont Red Line Station by George Stone

Beverly Blvd & N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004

Beverly Blvd & N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90004

25. Watts Towers by Simon Rodia

1727 E 107th St, Los Angeles, CA 90002

1727 E 107th St
Los Angeles, CA 90002