Monday’s Monument: Revelation, San Francisco, CA

Monday’s Monument: Revelation, San Francisco, CA

The San Francisco Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is located behind a 50-foot-wide, 20-foot-high granite waterfall, downtown near the Convention Center, in Yerba Buena Gardens. It consists of large, etched glass excerpts of King’s speeches in the languages of...
Monday’s Monument: Peace on Earth, Los Angeles, CA

Monday’s Monument: Peace on Earth, Los Angeles, CA

This  sculpture, which portrays a dove descending to earth with the spirit of peace, symbolized by the Madonna standing inside a tear shaped canopy, supported by a base of reclining lambs was designed by  cubist Jacques Lipchitz. It  is  in the plaza between the...