Street Murals by Francisco Letelier seen at Wilshire / Alvarado Metro Stattion, LA, Los Angeles - Detail of Sun Mural

Detail of Sun Mural

One of two monumental tile murals on the station mezzanine. Part of the Red line the murals were created in 1992 and depict the latino.community of the Macarthur Park district and use the icons of the Sun and Moon Toltec pyramids in Teotihuacan/ Mexico City
as metaphoric devices.

Meet the Creator

Francisco Letelier is a Chilean American artist who bridges continents, weaving history and contemporary experiences, creating powerful and memorable work. For four decades, Letelier has created art that crosses disciplines and cultures while building connections between nations and individuals. He has been involved in projects throughout the Americas and Europe. Known also for his lectures, spoken word and writing, Letelier has been published in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post and other publications throughout the globe.

Available for commission/custom work