Skip to main content

Image / Know Your City No.18 Muse of Music, Dance, Drama statuary at entrance ...

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Know Your City No.18 Muse of Music, Dance, Drama statuary at entrance to the Hollywood Bowl, Calif
Date Created and/or Issued
December 5, 1955
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4752
Description
The statuary entitled "Muse of Music, Dance, Drama" was designed by sculptor George Stanley
ANSWER: Sure, it's the artistically modern statuary that overlooks the entrance to Hollywood Bowl. You've seen it hundreds of times. Its construction in 1940 was one of the last acts of the depression-- a WPA art project
KNOW YOUR CITY, NO. 18 -- This is a familiar symbol to people who go bowling. But don't look for any tenpins, because it was built when a lot of people were in the alleys. It still refuses to dance the music. Just for fun, What? Answer will be found on Page 32, Part2.
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b257_95950AR
ark:/21198/zz0002t4p6
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Landmarks
Statues--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Historic buildings--California--Los Angeles County
Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: