a moire animation sculpture


Mr. Abbot Kinney bequeathed his home to his chauffeur and close friend, Mr. Irving Tabor.

Mr. Tabor was Black.

The house was on, what was then, Grand Canal.

In 1920, Blacks were not permitted to live on the Canals.

So, Mr. Tabor cut the house into three pieces and used mules to move it to the Oakwood neighborhood of Veniceā€¦ where it stands today as an Historic Landmark.


LIFT & SHIFT to see the mule moving that three part house along a bumpy route.

1209 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA

robin murez  2015


12" x 8" x 2" welded steel frame with ball bearings between layers of moire images on aluminum and acrylic. Stainless steel sign & steel post.  



Video of Robin Murez with Kinney Tabor animation 2017 Atlas Obscura


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