Los Angeles, California: Wall of Lips

It's designed to resemble an immense jigsaw puzzle piece composed of an assortment of giant, gray 3-D human lips.

MLK Community Hospital

Address:
E. 120th St., Los Angeles, CA
Directions:
MLK Community Hospital. Just south of I-105. On the south side of E. 120th St. midway between Compton and Wilmington Aves. Turn into the entrance to the MLK Community Hospital and you'll see the sculpture straight ahead.
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Wall of Lips.

Wall of Lips

The large granite sculpture "Pieces Together" is by artist Lawrence Argent. The lips belong to members of the Watts community who the artist interviewed. The sculpture resembles a jigsaw puzzle shape.

[Sam Wilkins, 08/12/2020]

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