Art at the Beverly Center
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Beverly Center’s art barricades obscure on-going construction

Art at the Beverly Center

Shoppers walk past a construction barricade, background, decorated with artwork by Lisa Anne Auerbach titled “Strik Strikke, 2017,” on the sixth floor of the Beverly Center in Los Angeles on April 20, 2017. The artwork, a vibrant wallpaper, is composed of hundreds of sweater patterns. Auergach’s work is part of a Beverly Center art project that’s morphing along with the building’s $500-million renovation.

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Art at the Beverly Center

A shopper walks past a construction barricade, decorated with artwork by Ed Fella titled “Bits & Pieces & Fragments & Details,” 2017, at the Beverly Center. The three-floor installation, composed of elements that demonstrate Fella’s varied approaches to lettering and drawing, is part of a Beverly Center art project.

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Art at the Beverly Center

A shopper looks at Ed Fella’s “Bits & Pieces & Fragments & Details,” 2017, at the Beverly Center.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Art at the Beverly Center

Andela Vidovic takes a break inside an art installation by Julian Hoeber titled “Artists and Models,” 2016, at the Beverly Center. The work --  a seating pavilion -- consists of a billboard, a sculpture-as a bench and an intricately patterned pink linoleum floor -- is part of a Beverly Center art project that’s morphing along with the building’s $500-million renovation.

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Art at the Beverly Center

A series of photographs by Anthony Lepore -- “Four Way Stretch,” 2017, installed in the windows of a construction barricade -- catch the eye of a passerby at the Beverly Center.

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Art at the Beverly Center

Artwork on a construction barricade, right, by artist Lisa Anne Auerbach, “Strik Strikke, 2017,” is composed of hundreds of sweater patterns.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Art at the Beverly Center

A passerby checks out Lisa Anne Auerbach’s “Strik Strikke, 2017,” at the Beverly Center.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Art at the Beverly Center

Barbara Kruger’s 60-foot-tall banner hangs from the Beverly Center on the southwestern corner of Beverly and La Cienega boulevards in Los Angeles.

 

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