Crazy Drivers: Metropolis II at LACMA

Photo © Chris Burden, courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.

If you always loved racing your Matchbox cars, or had a thing for the Erector Set, or like me, just love a puzzle of sorts, we hear the new Chris Burden installation opening at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) this weekend is sure to please.

A kinetic sculptural installation created to “evoke the energy of the city” in artist Burden’s words, Metropolis II is said to be noisy, hypnotic and captivating all at once. Sure to please the kids too.

The LACMA website has a lovely short film about the installation if you’d like a sneak peak before heading over to the museum when the Burden show opens Saturday, January 14, 2012.

LACMA – Metropolis exhibition

To see Metropolis II in action, visit the BCAM Gallery, Level 1 at these times:

Fridays: 12:30–2 pm; 3–4:30 pm; 5–6:30 pm; 7–8:30 pm
Weekends: 11:30–1:00 pm; 2–3:30 pm; 4–5:30 pm; 6–7:30 pm

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-857-6000
 
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About Julie Grist

Julie co-founded the Larchmont Buzz with fellow buzzer Mary Hawley in 2011 and served as Editor, Publisher and writer for the hive for many years until the sale of the Buzz in August 2015. She is still circling the hive as an occasional writer.

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