MacArthur Park Statue – Los Angeles CA

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Description

Icelandic sculptor Nina Saemundsson sculpted an eight-foot black cement nude of Prometheus for the Federal Arts Project (FAP). The sculpture, “Prometheus Bringing Fire to Earth” (1934), is located at the eastern Wilshire Boulevard entrance to MacArthur Park.

Source notes

David Kipen (ed.), Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2011), 159.

Project originally submitted by Natalie McDonald on January 19, 2023.

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Location Info


2230 W 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90057

Coordinates: 34.0581, -118.276

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