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LACMA's Michael Govan talks about his new rock star

3 years agoArts : Culture Monster

As long as artist Michael Heizer is not granting interviews about his 340-ton boulder, which has achieved celebrity status en route to becoming a museum pieceLINK HERE, LACMA director Michael Govan has served as its de facto spokesman or agent. Last year Govan met with the LA Times at a Riverside quarry (above) to marvel over the jagged lines and dramatic form of what was at first glance a perfectly generic boulder.
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L.A. looms larger than rock in 'Levitated Mass' film

Arts : Culture Monster (2 years ago)

Doug Pray's documentary captures the boulder's journey to LACMA, the museum's sculptural plans, and the artist Michael Heizer. But the film's star is L.A. and residents' reactions to the rock. In the year it has been at the Los Ange... Read Post

Looking at Los Angeles | LACMA’s Rock Star

Arts : Art21 Blog (3 years ago)

Lily Simonson looks at Michael Heizer’s 340 ton sculpture "Levitated Mass," and wonders why relatively few female artists have produced large-scale public works. Read Post

LACMA to begin transport of boulder for major artwork, Levitated Mass, by artist Michael Heizer

Arts : Artdaily (3 years ago)

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The 340-ton megalith that is to be part of artist Michael Heizer?s monumental artwork, Levitated Mass, is scheduled to begin its journey to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) on the night of Tuesday, Febr... Read Post

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