Metro Art commissioned artist Eamon Ore-Giron will give a talk about his art practice and his artwork for the future Wilshire/La Brea Station. He will be joined by Josh Kun, cultural historian, USC Vice Provost for the Arts, and USC Annenberg Professor, who will present on the cultural and architectural history of the Wilshire Corridor and how it relates to Ore-Giron’s design for the station. Following the presentation, Ore-Giron and Kun will lead a short walking tour of four of the historic buildings that inspired the artworks.
Eamon Ore-Giron is one of 27 artists selected to create site-specific, integrated artworks for the Westside Purple Line Extension Project.
Sunday, October 29, 2023
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
HEXI at The Deco Building, 5209 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Street parking is available along La Brea Ave and surrounding streets.
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About Metro Art
Metro Art enhances the customer experience with innovative, award-winning visual and performing arts programming that encourages ridership and connects people, sites, and neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County. A diverse range of site-specific artworks is integrated into the growing Metro system, improving the visual quality of transit environments and creating a sense of place. From photography installations to onboard posters, art tours, and live performances, our multi-faceted arts programs add vibrancy and engage communities throughout Los Angeles.
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