By Matt Stromberg on March 26, 2015
Since 1972, Michael Heizer has been working on his magnum opus “City,” a monumental complex of structures in the Nevada desert that measures a mile and a half by a quarter mile. Composed of concrete and compacted earth, the work’s minimalist, geometric forms share an affinity with sacred pre-Columbian architecture. After more than 40 years, […]
By Bill Davenport on June 24, 2012
Michael Heizer’s monumental sculpture Levitated Mass will open to the public TODAY Sunday, June 24, 2012. A formal dedication ceremony will take place at 11am, inaugurating the artwork’s official debut.
By Bill Davenport on February 28, 2012
The LA Times‘ Deborah Vankin reports that the enormous rock for artist Michael Heizer ‘s “Levitated Mass” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has been levitated. Emmert Costruction has lifted the 340 ton rock onto a custom-built steel transportation frame that began crawling from Stove Valley quarry in Riverside County to downtown Los […]