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'Once Upon a Time in the West' joins Murals of La Jolla lineup

'Once Upon a Time in the West' joins Murals of La Jolla lineup

During his visit to  La Jolla last summer to give an art lecture at  UC San Diego, multi-media artist Kota Ezawa visited the  Salk Institute and was struck by the Louis Kahn-designed architecture. "It left an impression on me," he said.

Just over a year after that visit, Ezawa's La Jolla-inspired work can be seen as the latest in the Murals of La Jolla public art program. His piece, "Once Upon a Time in the West," went up in early September at 7905 Herschel Ave. on the Citibank Building. It replaces "at sea" by Ann Hamilton.

The image is of Kahn, pensively looking up, superimposed with the Salk Institute...

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