Los Angeles, California: Scrap Parts Eco-Kinetic Man

Sculptor Charles Dickson's 2009 15-ft. tall human figure made of recycled junk, "Wishing On A Star" funnels rain water and turns in the wind.

California African-American Museum

600 State Dr., Los Angeles, CA
California African-American Museum, Exposition Park. In front of the museum.
Statue visible outside museum. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Recycled Metal Man

Created by African Diaspora sculptor Charles Dickson, "Wishing On A Star" is a sculpture made of all recycled materials. There are everyday objects, including a Dell computer, carburetor, a funnel, socket wrenches and rebar. Located in front of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park in Los Angeles.

[MattandKasey, 01/01/2012]

A plaque explains that the 15-ft tall 2009 work is an "eco-kinetic solar sculpture" that moves in the wind and collects and funnels rainwater.

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