Passing Time

Kerry Zarders

Passing time is a two-part installation by artist Kerry Zarders and features intricate mosaic tile-work at a bus stop located on the northeast corner of First and Linden. The tile-work lines the entire bench and also on the surface of a column which holds up the awning which provides shade for bus-riders. The tile-work comprises of vibrant colors, depicted are two red figures in a reclining pose with bright yellow surrounding them.



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Address 517 East 1st Street Long Beach, CA (get directions)

GPS Coordinates 33.768179, -118.186324

Location Name Best Western Plus Hotel at the Convention Center

Location DescriptionNortheast corner of 1st & Linden

Long Beach Transit Bus Routes

71, 111, 112

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