"Levitated Mass" (2012) by Michael Heizer

DESCRIPTION:   approx. 22-foot by 25-foot, 340-ton, granite boulder sculpture placed at grade above a 456-foot long viewing pathway to enable 360-degree viewing

COMMENT:   This 340-ton boulder sculpture attracted wide media coverage for its 106-mile nighttime journey by special transit from Stone Valley Materials quarry in Jurupa Valley to its installation site at Resnick North Lawn.

See also "Levitated Mass" @ Google Arts & Culture


THE PUBLIC ART:
© Public Art in Public Places Project

THE PUBLIC PLACE:
© Public Art in Public Places Project




Sculpture at quarry
(Photo credit:  DurhamPress.com)

Sculpture loaded for transit 
(Photo credit:  Los Angeles Times)

In transit
(Photo credit:  Los Angeles Times)

In transit [p.m.]
(Photo credit:  Los Angeles Times)

Arrival on Wilshire Blvd. in front of "Urban Light" 
(Photo credit:  Wall Street Journal online)


LOCATION:  Resnick North Lawn (adjacent to Sixth Street), 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 
5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA


NEARBY PUBLIC ART (3 min. walk)
LOCATION:   Plaza in front of 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA