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Elliot Pinkney, "Running for the Blue Line"

Running for the Blue Line

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Contributing to the excitement and energy of the station is “Running for the Blue Line” by Elliott Pinkney, a group of three metal cut out figures that gives the work its name and captures the hard-working spirit of this industrial community.

MacArthur Park site (1991-92)

This temporary construction fence, which consisted of 30 painted plywood panel murals, was erected around the drained lake in MacArthur Park in an effort to mitigate construction of MacArthur Park Station.

Elliott Pinkney, Compton

Compton

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Pinkney’s goal was to capture the energy and excitement of the City of Compton through local cultural icons (known and not so well-known) including: the Compton Airport, Compton Creek Horse Trail, Olympic Memorial Park, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and a skate park.