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What Is the Role of Public Art in Creating a Sense of a City?

Public art in America has changed a great deal in scope and scale. What role does it play today?
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Dancing Fast Food Holds More Serious Message at Palms Park

As a sculptural artist, Ry Rocklen endorses the hyper familiar in a whimsical, surreal fashion. He turns Palms Park into a veritable digestive system and peoples it with... life-sized, dancing fast food.
Barnsdall Art Park hosting Current:LA Food's "New Shores" by Max La Rivière-Hedrick and Julio César Morales | Courtesy of the Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles
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'New Shores' Explores the Intermingling of Cultures in Los Angeles

“New Shores: The Future Dialogue Between Two Homelands,” is a Current:LA event series highlighting the cuisine of nearby neighborhoods and the immigrant stories that thread them together.
Jazmin Urrea working on "Imperishable," 8-foot tall Cheetos sculptures for Current:LA Food | Courtesy of the Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles
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Jazmin Urrea Builds Monumental Cheetos Sculpture in South L.A.

“Imperishable,” a public art installation boasting 8-foot-tall towers full of Cheetos, focuses on food accessibility and equity and how this impacts Los Angeles’s diverse communities.
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Artbound

Your Complete Guide to Current:LA Food

Celebrate L.A.'s vibrant food culture and reflect on consumption and the environment as you witness works from some of today's most fascinating artists in a monthlong series of free installations and events.  
A styled photo of hamburgers, fries, popcorn and tacos | Image from "Artbound" Current:LA
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Flamin' Hot Cheetos, Tacos and Palaces: Current:LA's Artists and Installations

Meet Current: L.A.'s artists and learn how their installations are changing the city's landscape.
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