With great weather in Los Angeles all year around you can enjoy almost everything outdoor. Outdoor Art are the best fun in summer, you enjoy the weather and get educated. From summer camps, to music festivals, carnivals, outdoor movies, and sport. One of our favorite activities in summer time is visiting art exhibits, art shows, and museums. Here is top 5 outdoor art pieces you must visit in Los Angeles this summer.
Urban Light | Los Angeles County Museum of Art
This famous sculpture consists of 202 restored street lamps circa 1920-1930, and has become synonymous with LA. Located just off Wilshire Boulevard at the front entrance to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is Chris Burden’s Urban Light. This center has become a very known space for tourists and art lovers. This stunning piece attracts everyone in day or night specially when the lights are on.
Levitated Mass | Los Angeles County Museum of Art
This 340-ton sculpture is located back of LACMA, ‘Levitated Mass,’ as this awe-inspiring sculpture is called, is a stunning piece to walk under and along, as well as a popular site for picture taking. The rock itself was quarried in Riverside and transported to LACMA through the streets of the city.
Getty Center | 1200 Getty Center Drive
Combination of the gardens, fountains, 28 outdoor sculptures. Additionally, contributions from film producer Ray Stark and wife Fran’s personal collection fill the beautiful space. Blending into the environment, the sculptures look stunning day or night, featuring pieces such as Joan Miro’s Figure and Henry Moore’s Bronze Form.
Watts Towers are the creation of Italian-born immigrant Simon Rodia, who built seventeen sculptures made of steel, mortar, and a mosaic of glass, shells, pottery, tile, and ceramics, all created entirely on his own without any equipment, scaffolding, or designs. An amazing folk art assemblage, Watts Towers are delicate and ethereal as they reach up into the sky. Tours of the towers are offered by the adjacent Watts Towers Art Center.
UCLA Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden | UCLA
Seventy outdoor sculptures are on display at the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, located under the jacaranda trees in the heart of the UCLA campus in Westwood.
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