Invitation to opening night at the Laguna Art Museum.
This image was displayed at the Laguna Art Museum as part of the exhibit by painter/sculptor Victor Hugo Zayas entitled "Mi Obra" from February 25th - April 25th, 2012.
This image is also one of 15 of my images published in Laguna Art Museum catalog of Victor Hugo Zayas' work "Mi Obra".
Catalog cover of Victor's exhibit "Mi Obra". 15 of my images were published in the catalog documenting the process of the guns being transformed into sculptures. You can see more of Victor's amazing work at www.victorhugozayas.com.
This photograph was one of 15 of my images published in the catalog of Victor Hugo Zayas' work "Mi Obra", on display at the Laguna Art Museum Feb. 25th - April 25th, 2012. It was also featured in a TEDx talk in June of 2012.
LAPD SWAT TEAMS TAKE GUNS TO AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION TO BE DESTROYED
Published in the Laguna Art Museum catalog of Victor Hugo Zayas' work "Mi Obra".
Exhibited at the Laguna Art Museum Feb. 25th - April 25th, 2012.
Artist Victor Hugo Zayas receives the first shipment of the guns that have been ground down.
An L.A.P.D. SWAT member guards the gun scrap while it is repeatedly checked to be sure there are no functioning guns or salvageable pieces.
A massive magnet drops the gun metal into large barrels.
Weapons seized by the L.A.P.D. sit in a property room before being destroyed.
LAPD S.W.A.T. Teams take the weapons to an undisclosed location to be ground down.
Welding the pieces.
The first of several sculptures starts to take shape.
The sculpture begins to take shape.