The painted white palm trees are a bit of conceptual art from Vincent Lamouroux, the French artist who painted the old Sunset Pacific Motel on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake, and all the trees and bushes around it, a blank dead white, to disrupt the vibrant “commercial landscape” that surrounds it – a public art piece called Projection. That was back in 2015, and then everyone moved on to other matters. But the dead white motel and the white palms are still there, at Sunset...
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