Gibran Khalil Gibran

Victor Issa, the Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles.


Text from plaque: Gibran Khalil Gibran (1883-1931). Lebanese American Artist, Poet, and Writer. Born in the town of Besharri, Lebanon.

Died in New York City. Sculpture by Victor Issa. Donated by The World Lebanese Cultural Union to the City of Los Angeles. Unveiled on Friday, Deember 5, 2014.

Quote on the glass pedestal: "The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but rather of his faith and lovingness." Gibran Khalil Gibran.

To: Public Art in the Los Angeles Public Library and the Maguire Gardens