West Side are handmade sculptures by artist Phil America. It depicts a well-known gang sign used for the ‘West Coast’ of America and is a working candle molded from his hand. Upon burning the 3 wicks a hand giving the middle finger is revealed. It is scented with pine essence, an homage to El Pino, the long standing bunya pine located in East Los Angeles. The tree is described by residents as a living monument to the area’s multifaceted ethnic background and is featured extensively in the film Blood In Blood Out. The sculpture is part of an ongoing series by the artist titled Hand Signs

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