ART
ARCHITECTURE
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in the Public Realm
Gardens of Villandry and Gardens at Chenonceaux, 1989
Artworks: Mosaic

Artist
Joyce Kozloff
Collection
Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles (CRA/LA)
Materials
Mosaic
Dates
  • Installed, 1989
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Gardens of Villandry and Gardens at Chenonceaux - Joyce Kozloff
Description
"Gardens of Villandry and Gardens at Chenonceaux" is made up of two mosaic murals in the niches of what was originally the Home Savings Tower on Figueroa and 7th Street. The murals present birds-eye views of two 16th century Renaissance gardens in the Loire Valley, France. Partially hidden nude angels, symbolizing the city's name, stand behind a wall of luxuriant foliage in the "Gardens of Villandry", the lunette that faces Figueroa. A festoon of brightly colored oranges, representing the area's...
Courtesy of CRA/LA.
map not available at this time.
Location
660 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA
United States

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