If you’ve ever stared out the window of a hermetically-sealed skyscraper office and wondered just how far a paper airplane could sail from this height, you’re not alone in your fantasy. But until skyscrapers with opening windows become a thing in Los Angeles, you’ll have to settle for Grand Park.
That’s where nearly a dozen out-scaled “paper” airplanes will be erected this June as part of a functional art piece called, surprisingly enough, Paper Airplane. The 11 mesh and steel “airplanes” that make up the sculpture will be suspended over the Olive Court portion of the park in the heart of the city’s municipal center. They’re the work of Elenita Torres and Dean Sherriff, and will bring shade to the area just southeast of the beloved
Paper Airplane will be aloft for two years.