Los Angeles, California: Levitated Mass

Prop a giant boulder over a walkway at an art museum. Admire.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Address:
5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Directions:
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, on the northeast corner of Wilshire Blvd and S. Fairfax Ave. Levitated Mass is on the north side of the Resnick Pavilion.
Hours:
M,T,Th 12-8, F 12-9, Su 11-8 (Call to verify)
Phone:
323-857-6000
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Los Angeles, California - Levitated Mass: Classic Ballyhoo in Classy Museum
Levitated Mass: "Levitated Mass" is a 340-ton boulder, and its impressive title suggests that at least some of the crowd at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art expected to see it floating in air. [06/27/2012] Complete Story...

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Levitated Mass. Levitated Mass

A very large stone on the grounds of the LACMA. Entry is free. You can walk under the stone. It can be seen from Sixth Street just East of Fairfax.

[Simon Burrow, 01/13/2013]

The big rock straddling the cement trench was unveiled with much fanfare in 2012. It's the work of artist Michael Heizer, who says he had the idea way back in 1969 but couldn't find the right rock.

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