Artwork installation is moving forward on the Orange Line Extension! A few photos of the 27-foot-long ellipses designed by Margaret Lazzari for the Sherman Way Station are below. More information about the artwork is available here. See images from the installation at Canoga Station here.
Daniel González’s artwork for La Cienega/Jefferson Station illustrates the history of the Ballona Creek and the surrounding environs, including the people who have called the area home. The art panels reference the Mission and Californio periods, the film industry and contemporary art scene, as well as the Baldwin Hills dam [continue reading]
Jose Lozano presents a series of Lotería cards, based on a Mexican game of chance, in his artwork for Expo/La Brea Station. Similar to Bingo, Lotería uses images on a deck of cards instead of numbers. In text at the bottom of the cards, Lozano plays with the station name [continue reading]
Samuel Rodriguez presents images with fragments of building facades, vintage rail cars, human figures, and fictional characters in his artwork for the Expo Line’s Jefferson/USC Station. Each of the 20 art panels is visually divided by the silhouette of bike frame parts, resembling the layout of a comic book. The [continue reading]
The Intimacy of Place features a sea of faces representing a broad cultural mix of individuals who live and work in the 23rd Street station area. Taking advantage of the double-sided art panel configuration, Dierdorff populated the station with intimate portraits of fronts and backs of heads. His intent is [continue reading]
Lisa Adams’ artwork for Chatsworth Station monumentalizes the Northwest San Fernando Valley’s landscape and equestrian lifestyle in the forms of native flowers and galloping horses. The imagery was recently fabricated by teams of artisans who translated Lisa’s original artworks into the durable materials of porcelain enamel steel and glass mosaic. [continue reading]
Ken Gonzales Day’s artwork presents kaleidoscopic views of native manzanita and oak trees, inviting passengers to find shapes and faces hidden within the patterns at Canoga Station for the Orange Line Extension. These images are currently being translated into two 27-foot long elliptical stone and glass mosaic artworks, which will [continue reading]
Inspired by the sense of possibility around the Roscoe Station, Sam Erenberg sought to incorporate a feeling of forward motion into his artwork. To convey this Erenberg photographed the area from a moving vehicle at night. His images capture bright streams of light created by traffic lights, brake lights and [continue reading]
The Orange Line Extension to Chatsworth is fast approaching and so is new art! Here’s a peek at the work of Anne Marie Karlsen, who designed two mosaic paving designs and two art panels for Nordhoff Station. The photographs below focus on the mosaic element. Anne Marie was inspired by [continue reading]
Since moving to Los Angeles 34 years ago, much of Robbert Flick’s work has centered on transportation, specifically extending the tools of the photographer to include the automobile.