La Mesa, California: The Lips

Easily accessible rock painted like human lips since the 1970s. The acrylic makeup is frequently updated in different lipstick colors.
7689 High St., La Mesa, CA
Technically in La Mesa, but much closer to Lemon Grove. On the north side of High St. at its intersection with Lemon Grove Ave. There's a small park-and-ride lot just west of The Lips, on the south side of High St.
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The Lips.

The Lips

A public art piece of two lips, painted on a rock, has been maintained since the 1970s. Every few months the lips are repainted with a new shade of lipstick. Amazing!

[Grant Leuning, 05/04/2020]

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