Oil on Hardboard 6"x 6"SOLD
I’ve always loved vintage neon signs. They are works of art. A couple of weeks ago I made an early Sunday morning drive into downtown Los Angeles. On Broadway you can find some wonderful examples of theater marquees for the early to mid 1900’s. A few of the theaters are still in use, but most are in pretty bad condition. This is a painting of a portion of the Palace Theater
marquee. The theater opened in 1911.
While I was wandering around photographing these great signs I was trying to imagine what Broadway must have been like on a Friday or Saturday night when these theaters were in their glory. Unfortunately this area is very run down now.
This spring I am going to try to get to the Boneyard
in Las Vegas. From the pictures I’ve seen it looks like a great place.