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Photos: Guitar Public Art Launched on the Sunset Strip

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After months of construction work, the Sunset Strip Beautification Project in West Hollywood has been completed. And to celebrate, a re-grand opening block party was thrown last night. The event also helped introduce a new public art project called GuitarTown, which can be compared to Chicago Cows on Parade or L.A.'s Community of Angels.

It features over 25 ten-foot tall fiberglass Gibson Les Paul model guitars that were each taken over by an artist. The end project? Some you'll really like, some you definitely won't. A handful of them seen last night can be found above and if you're going to the Sunset Strip Music Festival later this month, they'll be around for that.

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