As you walk the streets of any city, you are bound to find pieces of public art meant to beautify the area with culture and a story. Some of those art pieces are self-explanatory: the bust of a founding citizen or the likeness of a prolific writer, for example. Others take a little staring into and perhaps the reading of their dedication plaques to understand them. Then, there are those sculptures that make one wonder just what was going on inside of the artist’s mind. Following are five of the latter; five odd pieces of art placed throughout Los Angeles that, once you get to know them, become beautiful and full of meaning.