Abandoned West Adams Hospital Now Houses Fine Art

An abandoned West Adams hospital has been temporarily transformed into an art space. The exhibit titled "Human Condition" explores the "existential question of our existence," according to curator John Wolf.

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"Human Condition" is a unique opportunity to experience artwork outside the confines of a typical art space, according to the exhibit's website.
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Works are displayed throughout the abandoned hospital's 40,000 square feet, among the surgical rooms, maternity wards, a psychiatric floor and cafeteria.
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"Boy" is a Matt Wedel ceramic sculpture from 2011 on display at "Human Condition."
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In what was once a nursery on the first floor, the now empty room features a faded mural of bunny rabbits juxtaposed with the image of a screaming man.
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The exhibit features a pink room installation by Christopher Reynolds.
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In the bathroom corner, a sculpture by Tony Matelli sprouts up from the ground.
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The abandoned West Adams hospital closed amid revelations of criminal mismanagement and insurance fraud in 2013. The "Human Condition" exhibit is open from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, 2016.
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Paintings, sculptures and installation works by more than 80 artists decorate the hospital's various rooms.
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