Saturday, 5 November 2011

Desert Public Art, Southern California

Images taken from public art in the desert of Southern California, including Ricardo Breceda's metal sculptures in the Galleta Meadows Estate in Borrego Springs, Leonard Knight's Salvation Mountain, Niland, the Slab City's Water Towers, Niland and Frank Antone Martin's Desert Christ, Yucca Valley.

Links:

http://www.desertchristpark.org/

http://www.galletameadows.com/

http://www.salvationmountain.us/

Couldn't find too much information on the two Water Towers but here is a link:
http://lastadventurer.com/last-adventurers-fieldnotes/tag/slab-city



Galleta Meadows Estate: by Borrego Springs. Artist: Ricardo Breceda

























Leonard Knight, Salvation Mountain, Niland


















Slab City Water Towers, "Wheel of Karma" and another wheel, which has no name, but in the words of the 'Last Adventurer', the "Wheel of War"















Desert Christ, Yucca Valley
As envisioned by Eddie Garver, and put together by Sculptor Frank Antone Martin, dedicated in 1951