Dancers of Life

Richard Brandt

Artist Richard Brandt’s realistic mural ‘Dancers of Life’ showcases a variety of multicultural dance forms. The mural highlights the diverse history and culture of Long Beach while giving the viewer an insight to the many cultures that make its communities. The universal dancers depicted are frozen in action portraying modern to traditional dances. Iconic monuments are also pictured in the background including sacred historical temples.



Additional Artist Details Assisted by Jose Arce, Kiven Meyer, Henry Jones, and Danny Corona

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Dancers of Life



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Address 1444 Pacific Ave. Long Beach, CA 90813 (get directions)

GPS Coordinates 33.784802, -118.193784

Location Name Washington Middle School

Location DescriptionLocated on Pacific Avenue between 14th St. and 15th St.

Long Beach Transit Bus Routes

172, 173, 174, 182

Dimensions19 ft. x 67 ft. 11 in.

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