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Public art projects in Long Beach, Willowbrook win national award
Public art projects in Long Beach, Willowbrook win national award

Two public art projects in Los Angeles County have won best-of-the-year designations in what’s billed as “the only national program that specifically recognizes public art.” They couldn’t be more different.  “Murmuration,” by Los Angeles artist Jennifer Steinkamp, is a huge, visually spectacular electronic light display that hangs high in the entrance hall of the new Gov. George Deukmejian Courthouse in Long Beach. Controlled by a computer program and using specially treated steel mesh material as a screen, it shows shifting, multicolored images of feathers meant to symbolize the dawn of justice in Western civilization. The other winner left...

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