First Experience, 1984
Erwin Binder (1934-1993)
Fine Art Ordinance Obligation of 8641 Wilshire Blvd.
This outdoor abstract sculpture depicts discovery and exploration between two beings. First Experience shows his interest in broad, universal humanistic themes. The gentle curves are influenced by his study of Mexican art and culture.
Fun Fact: Philadelphia-born Binder attended Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles after entering the air force and working at his family's jewelry business for 20 years.