|Heading for Los Angeles|
A 340-ton rock, Michael Heizer’s Levitated/Slot Mass, an internationally anticipated installation at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Rock Price: ~ $120,000
Transport Price: ~ $1.5-million
Installation Costs: Who Knows?
Tom Wolf's The Painted Word: PRICELESS!
I have to say, this leaves me speechless.
Los Angeles is in a deep, really deep, recession, isn't it?
I've visited countless museums with only Israel's Yad Vashem having a rock installation--not in any way a comparison with LA's new boulder. A wiki link if you're interested a photo from Yad Vashem
I'll have to revisit this art installation and the artist's bio when my head clears.
|On the Trail in North Carolina|
Maybe I'll write a post update later about how wonderful and wise an idea this decision was for Los Angeles County during dire economic conditions. For now, I just don't get it.
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