The Magic Wall

Patricia Riske and art studentscirca 2007

Public Art in Public Places

Public Art in Public Places

Pair of mosaic panels in the style of Sabato (Simon) Rodia, using "found objects" material (ceramic fragments) from the Watts Towers / Nuestro Pueblo site. The two panels were created by arts teacher Patricia Riske and art students, and are at the entrance to the Watts Towers Arts Center.

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  • Title: The Magic Wall
  • Creator: Patricia Riske, art students
  • Date: circa 2007
  • Date Created: circa 2007
  • Location: Los Angeles, United States of America
  • Location Created: 1727 E. 107th Street, Watts, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
  • Physical Dimensions: 5 x 7 ft
  • Subject Keywords: Watts Towers Arts Center, Folk art, American Folk art, Watts Towers, Nuestro Pueblo, Public art, Public Art in Public Places, Los Angeles, Southern California, California, United States of America
  • Type: Mosaic, Public art
  • Medium: Ceramic, Glass, Found Objects