Steve McQueen Mural by Kent Twitchell

The “Steve McQueen Monument”

Alison Martino Hollywood

In early 1971, Los Angeles street artist Kent Twitchell painted his first realistic mural. He called it “Steve McQueen Monument”. The mural stood as a landmark for nearly 30 years, possibly the oldest extant LA Mural of the movement that influenced similar movements throughout the world. Then it was mysteriously painted over. Rumor was that a family from a different …