Long Beach home designed by ‘father of modern architecture’ asks $3M
The concrete residence is one of only a few intact houses in Los Angeles designed by Irving Gill.
Actress Issa Rae at Destination Crenshaw groundbreaking: ‘We’re not going anywhere’
The outdoor museum will celebrate black history and culture along Metro’s new rail line.
Streetlight installation ‘Vermonica’ to be restored in new location
An artistic response to the 1992 Uprising, the piece was unceremoniously moved in 2017.
As South LA changes, Destination Crenshaw is ‘absolutely necessary’
The open-air museum will celebrate black Los Angeles amid "so many concerns about gentrification," says City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson.
Lost for decades, bronze library sculpture turns up in Arizona
The library’s garden was paved over in the ’60s for a parking lot, and the sculpture disappeared.
‘This plaza has been transformed’
Music Center plaza reopens with a wine bar, restrooms, and a coffeeshop after a $41 million makeover.
Metro awards $15M to Destination Crenshaw
The open-air museum of public art, parks, and murals will celebrate black Los Angeles along the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line.
Arts District—not Boyle Heights—to get sculpture of ‘LA’ fingers under Sixth Street bridge
The LA hands are often associated with city’s Latino community, making the decision "super disappointing."
MOCA admission will be free soon
The museum’s new director says "museums should not be ivory towers."
LA renames Crenshaw/Slauson intersection for Nipsey Hussle
Hussle "spent his resources and his life giving back to the community."
First look at Destination Crenshaw, an open-air ‘museum’ set to run along the Crenshaw Line
Designed by Perkins + Will, the public art project will celebrate black Los Angeles.
Watch: Downtown LA’s space-age Triforium lights up to music
The colorful light-and-sound sculpture finally glowed again as the artist intended.
Artist who put mesmerizing art in Pershing Square sets sights on LA River
Poetic Kinetics is on the hunt for an ideal place along the river to set up its next piece.
Take a sneak peek at the dazzling projections set to cover Walt Disney Concert Hall
The images come from the LA Phil’s own archives.
This hieroglyph installation imagined for Crenshaw Boulevard is a tribute to South LA
The carvings include depictions of local landmarks, Egyptian imagery, and the names of black residents in and outside of LA who have been killed by police.
These big, vibrant murals by Chicano artists will adorn massive development near Chinatown
The art will make a "lasting and impactful statement to the historic roots and presence of Latinos in Los Angeles."
Los Angeles isn’t known for its streetlights. It should be.
Get turned on to LA’s remarkable streetlamp designs—you’ll never see the city the same way.
38 remarkable places to encounter public art in Los Angeles
From Santa Monica to the Valley, we’ve picked 39 of our favorite pieces—some well-known and some under the radar.
Famed mural to be removed from Parker Center ahead of demolition
Installed in 1955, the mural depicts a panorama of Los Angeles, from the port to Griffith Observatory.
Photos: Makeover underway to bring restaurant, wine bar to DTLA’s Music Center plaza
The new plaza is slated to debut in spring 2019.
Creepy Harvey Weinstein statue shows up on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
The work of street art is meant to be instagrammable.
Watch a colorful glass mosaic for the Crenshaw Line come together
Here’s a sneak a peek at a new mosaic that will adorn the Martin Luther King Jr. station.
Car-dominated Western is about to get more walkable
A nonprofit, elected officials, and storeowners are coming together to make a stretch of the busy boulevard a lot more vibrant.
You won't find these beautiful Virgin of Guadalupe shrines in church
They adorn homes, burrito stands, and markets, from Santa Ana to Boyle Heights.
Artists are putting gold veins onto trees burned in the La Tuna Canyon fire
It’s a new art installation from the anonymous Griffith Park teahouse artists.
Watch the story of the magical chandelier tree of Silver Lake
It's truly charming, the neighbors enjoy it, and it isn't forced—could anyone but an arty contractor and his aerialist roommate have come up with the idea and put it together?
A bright pink eyesore no more
Houses that were painted bright pink in Mid-City will ultimately be demolished for a 45-unit apartment building.
Century City Freedom Sculpture unveiled on Santa Monica Boulevard median
The new installation is meant to symbolize diversity and inclusiveness. It also may look best when viewed from inside a moving vehicle.
This new Mid-City apartment building will replace pink houses that neighbors hate
The architect says the houses were painted to draw attention to how long it takes to get city approvals for new projects—and to deter squatters.
Neighbors bristle at Mid-City houses painted hot pink for Instagram
Residents didn’t get a heads-up that the houses would be painted Pepto-Bismol pink; now they’re asking when the houses will be repainted.
Artist is one step away from building a water wheel on the LA River
The functional project is inspired by a 19th century water wheel that directed water through the Zanja Madre, LA’s original irrigation channel.
Instagram-beloved pink Paul Smith wall now painted like a rainbow for Pride
The rainbow has already inspired a deluge of Instagram posts. It will be up until June 11.
Tour the Triforium today and celebrate its proposed restoration
Once widely despised, it’s now becoming an object of admiration. The 1975 "polyphonoptic sculpture" will open to visitors this afternoon in Downtown LA.
Take a peek at the giant art pieces gracing the grounds at Coachella
This year’s installations are bigger than ever before.
Taking LA's art boom out of the museum
Danielle Brazell is working to make sure LA’s public art stays local.
Shaquille O’Neal statue at Staples Center officially revealed
The impressive sculpture is nine feet tall, weighs 1,200 pounds, and hangs ten feet above the ground at Star Plaza.
See the five options for Little Armenia’s new public art gateway
"We are on track to create a cultural landmark that will serve as a point of pride for the Little Armenia community," says Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell.
The rainbow facade on this Atwater Village clothing store is brightening our day
Graffiti artist Risk transformed the exterior of Crux into a piece of public art—and the perfect Instagram backdrop.
16 lustrous photos of Coachella Valley’s trippy outdoor art festival, Desert X
The sprawling exhibition features an array of visual installations, including Doug Aitken’s cool mirror-covered house and an actual underground bunker.