Made it to the House Industries Letters & Ligatures exhibit at the excellent Subliminal Projects gallery in Echo Park today. Being a huge fan of the type foundry, I was really into it. This giant rusted metal ampersand is said to weigh more than 150lbs!
And this one is cast iron:
Another wall has an entire alphabet protruding from it:
That’s what it’s all about:
And there are bright “Abraham Obama” posters by the legendary Ron English on the wall outside:
On the way home I spotted several of these, wheatpasted on a wall in Silverlake…not sure who did them but they’re kinda fun…