Since it appeared in 1994, we have been appalled by this monstrosity that apparently passes for “public art.” The gaudy metallic gazebo is located at the important intersection of Hollywood Blvd and La Brea, intended as some kind of “gateway” to Hollywood. We always assumed there was some sort of political corruption between whoever paid for it and the artist. The embarrassing “art” depicts five statues of actresses in a highly sexualized and disrespectful manner. Whoever vandalized this nightmare should be rewarded, and hopefully the Hollywood chamber of commerce will re-think this situation and install a more appropriate piece of art.
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