Sunset and Vine is a classic intersection and this building is an iconic example of Millard Sheets architecture; this used to be a Home Savings and Loan. Then it was bought out by Washington Mutual and now Chase. People ask me sometimes why no one seems to notice or do anything about the raging financial flames in my painting. I simply say because we're not doing anything in real life! Are you upset? Are you protesting? oil on canvas 24" by 48"
p.s. for fun here is a photo of the painting after the first lay-in and before the fire and details
p.p.s. this painting is going to be in a show at Cerritos College called Architectural Deinforcement, Constructing Disaster and Decay.