Urban Surprises: A Guide to Public Art in Los Angeles

$14.95

This guide invites its readers to discover hundreds of public works of art; some awe-inspiring, some poignant, and some controversial by both famous and lesser-known artists. Enhanced with neighborhood maps and beautifully reproduced color images by photographer Dennis Keeley, this book reveals the magic of the outdoor museum that is the city of Los Angeles.

Dennis Keeley

Dennis Keeley works as an artist, photographer, teacher and writer. His photographs have been exhibited in numerous one person and group shows and he is published internationally in books and studies concerning urban circumstance. He has works in the permanent collections at LACMA, MOCA, the J. Paul Getty Center Trust, and Conservation and Research Institutes and was commissioned by the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. In 2016 he was chosen by Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA) to exhibit his portraits of musicians in a solo exhibition entitled, “25 Years of Music.” Dennis Keeley is Chair of the Photography and Imaging Program at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, and has served on the Board of Directors at Angel's Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro, CA for more than ten years.

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This guide invites its readers to discover hundreds of public works of art; some awe-inspiring, some poignant, and some controversial by both famous and lesser-known artists. Enhanced with neighborhood maps and beautifully reproduced color images by photographer Dennis Keeley, this book reveals the magic of the outdoor museum that is the city of Los Angeles.

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Dimensions 6.5 × 8 in
About

112 pages, Edited by Gloria Gerace

ISBN

1-890449-14-8

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