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Critical Mass for Levitated Mass

June 25, 2012

Yesterday was opening day—finally!—for Michael Heizer's Levitated Mass. The artist himself was on hand (and was even quoted by NBC has saying it was the happiest day of his life!),  leading throngs of people through his artwork for the very first time.

Here are some photos of the day:


ribbon

Photo by Stefanie Keenan


photo 1

Photo by LACMA staff


crowd mayor

Photo by Stefanie Keenan


photo (2)

Photo by LACMA staff


UNDER

Photo by LACMA staff


big crowd slot

Photo by Stefanie Keenan


SK2_2376

Photo by Stefanie Keenan


SK2_2433

Photo by Stefanie Keenan

If you didn't get the chance to see it yesterday, don't forget—as an outdoor sculpture in the park, Levitated Mass is free to experience any time, from morning till sunset. As a reminder to those of you who live in proximity to boulder's transport route, don't forget: we're offering free admission to the rest of our galleries all week long if you have proof of residence in any of these zip codes.

Thank you to everyone who came out yesterday, to the donors who made Levitated Mass possible, and to Michael Heizer for realizing his artwork at LACMA!

Scott Tennent