Dance

Heads Up! New mural joins La Jolla’s public art program

Heads Up! New mural joins La Jolla’s public art program

Four different facial expressions of American choreographer and dancer Bill T. Jones against a stark yellow background make up the most recent panorama in the public Murals of La Jolla program. Created by artist Alex Katz, “Bill 2” is located at 7540 Fay Ave., and replaces the controversial “Sexy Cash” mural.

Of the artist, Murals of La Jolla curator Lynda Forsha said: “Alex Katz is a luminary in the art world, renowned for his signature use of bold color and simplified compositions. His work, which is so graphic in nature, brings a striking and new dimension to our project.

“This is the fourth mural on this particular site, so Katz’s portrait of Bill T. Jones commands our...

64°