La Jolla, California: Suburban Sprawl Scenic Vista

Artist William Wegman designed this 1988 bronze relief view from the UCSD campus looking towards La Jolla, a bemused panorama of ratty backyards, construction sites, and people walking dogs.
Address:
2910 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA
Directions:
SE side of the Mandell Weiss Theater, overlooking La Jolla Village Dr. Outdoors, includes a telescope, and drinking fountain.
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Suburban Sprawl Scenic Vista

Difficult to find. Underwhelming at best. Quiet spot for a picnic lunch though.

[Jennifer Long, 05/24/2020]

Maybe it doesn't hold up after many decades, but Artist William Wegman's concept for his 1988 bronze installation was a parody of self-important vista "keys," which favor landmarks rather than the hovels, fences and crap visible in reality.


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