Stan Bitters / West Los Angeles, 1968

We recently revisited the indoor / outdoor mural Stan Bitters designed for United California Bank (currently Great Western Bank) on San Vicente Blvd. in Brentwood, California. I remember years ago the actress June Lockhart called us after reading an article about Stan in the Los Angeles Times. She told us that she was gratified to be reminded of the name of the artist, as her late ex-husband had been an architect on the project, and had taken great care to preserve the mural inside and out during an expansion. Thankfully...

The exterior entry to the bank.

The exterior entry to the bank.

The entryway interior mural wraps around to the back side of the this interior wall, creating a dramatic workplace backdrop.

The entryway interior mural wraps around to the back side of the this interior wall, creating a dramatic workplace backdrop.

A close-up of the mural.

A close-up of the mural.

Stan's signature, and date of the installation.

Stan's signature, and date of the installation.