PAD Newsletter: Winter 2012

Winter 2012 | Vol 4, Issue 1
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Eloy Torres, The Pope of Broadway, 1985

This Welcome is a bittersweet one for me, as this is the last newsletter before my term as Public Art Dialogue co-chair ends. It was my colleague, mentor, and friend, Harriet F.

By Sarah Schrank

Los Angeles has a rich history of public art, ranging from civic projects and corporate sculpture to folk art, murals, and graffiti. With literally thousands of examples in the metropolitan area, Los Angeles’ public art reflects the city’s geography of crisscrossing freeways, urban sprawl, and hidden neighborhoods.

The PAD award for achievement in the field of public art is given annually to an individual whose contributions have greatly influenced public art practice.

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