Rocks In My Head

I fell in love with this sculpture on the grounds of the Bass Museum, Miami Beach.

I took this photo from my Lyft after a very early morning meeting. I see a face in each color.

I posted this photo on Facebook yesterday and a few hours later, my friend from Vegas, Frank Siciliano, replied that the same sculptures are in the desert 10 miles outside the strip.

The artist is Ugo Rondinone.

Frank and his lady Amy.


Seven Magic Mountains,

Las Vegas

Internationally renowned Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains is a large-scale site-specific public art installation located near Jean Dry Lake and Interstate 15, approximately ten miles south of Las Vegas, Nevada. Comprised of seven towers of colorful, stacked boulders it stands more than 30 feet high, 



Miami

Mountain 2016

Bass Museum


Permanent Collection

Stone, paint, steel.
42 X 12 X 12 ft.
Purchased through the John and Johanna Bass Acquisition Fund

Miami Mountain is the latest in the series and has been acquired by The Bass. The work, towering 42 feet tall, is permanently installed in Collins Park, on the corner of 21st Street and Collins Avenue. It is the first of its kind to be acquired by a museum and signifies the launch of The Bass’ new acquisitions initiative, a ten year program to acquire contemporary works into the permanent collection.


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