ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Out of Sight

Artist
Merge Conceptual Design
Collection
Courtesy of Metro (Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority)
Dates
  • Installed, 2006
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Description
Out of Sight consists of a stunning glass canopy and concrete benches. The translucent glass panels are slanted to depict a photo image of a willow tree in the south direction, and a photo image of the web of catenary wires that power the rail system as seen from the north direction.

The double-faced artwork conjures analogies between nature, the natural canopy of willows, and the man-made, urban canopy of catenary wires. Two concrete benches with poetic text alluding to the experience of tra...
Courtesy of Metro (Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority)
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Location
Willow St
Long Beach Blvd. & E 27th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90011
United States

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