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Los Angeles Murals Add Color, Character to City

The city of Los Angeles is famous for its murals, located on the sides of buildings and highway overpasses. Artists say the murals add character and color to the urban landscape. Many drivers pass a giant mural of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on their daily commute. Easily seen from the freeway near the city center, the towering work features the orchestra's violinist, oboe and viola players. Created in 1991 by muralist Kent Twitchell, the work reminds L.A. residents of the ...

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