Among a stellar cast of cities from around the globe, LA makes the list of Top 10 Art and Architecture Destinations in the world. Perhaps being pegged as a West Coast “Wonderland” of sorts is just the reason why LA is able to foster some of the most innovative and imaginative minds who belong in the company of traditional art powerhouses like Paris, Amsterdam and Florence.
“As one of the most eclectic cities in the United States, Los Angeles is a giant melting pot of art that is just waiting to be explored, with a lot of it on the cutting edge of modernity,” says the report, which was compiled by Hotwire.com.
Visitors and residents alike can cruise over to the Getty Center to take in a collection of European and American Art or drive along the coast in picturesque Malibu where the works of Ancient Greece, Rome and Etruria are showcased at the Getty Villa. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in West Hollywood is always a list-topper, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall’s architectural design and acoustics continues to earn international praise.
Or, if you prefer a more spontaneous approach, stroll down Abbott Kinney in Venice to discover all that is vintage, retro, and currently turning heads; a perfect complement to the $10 Moon Juice that you just picked up right around the corner which, with concoctions like “Cilantro Celery Punch,” is a work of art in and of itself.
In LA, some of our favorite works of art are the architectural homes that line our streets. Consider, for example, these three Los Angeles Architectural homes currently being offered by The Agency: