Skip to comments.Boulder arrives at Los Angeles museum
Posted on 03/11/2012 10:13:43 AM PDT by JoeProBono
LOS ANGELES, -- Residents say the newest acquisition by Los Angeles County Museum enjoyed a rock star reception early Saturday morning as the 340-ton boulder rolled into town.
The rock arrived at 4:30 a.m. aboard its 176-wheel transport truck to a crowd of admirers armed with cellphone cameras and noisemakers. The behemoth boulder will be the centerpiece of the art museum's new outdoor installation entitled "Levitated Mass," the Los Angeles Times reported.
When the transport truck broke down for 30 minutes, onlookers jumped at the chance to touch the rock, pressing palms to its protective plastic wrap.
"I came a long way to touch this thing, and it felt very impersonal -- I expected more intimacy from this rock," said M.M. Green, who later used his keys to slash an opening in the plastic wrap. After poking his fingers through the hole, Green smiled. "I'm having chills, if that means anything," he said. "I'm going back for seconds."
It must be the water.
“I forgot my line.”
“It’s a ROCK.”
Geeezzz......... couldn’t they just have some first graders do a class project, and make a big paper mache rock? Think of the carbon offsets required to truck an object that heavy all around.
“”I came a long way to touch this thing, and it felt very impersonal — I expected more intimacy from this rock,” said M.M. Green, who later used his keys to slash an opening in the plastic wrap. After poking his fingers through the hole, Green smiled. “I’m having chills, if that means anything,” he said. “I’m going back for seconds.””
In a related story, Los Angeles arrives at Boulder museum.
So...what’s the significance of this rock?
Ummmmm... apparently it is “art” : |
All that time and money, for people who have never considered transporting themselves outside of the city limits, shakes head.
Dear Lord, give us strength.
“So...whats the significance of this rock?”
umm...it has a title, “Levitated Mass”
I don’t suppose he has ever heard the term , “stone-cold’. It is amazing that this guy can function in any sort of society, if he expects intimacy from a stone.
Got to be high on my list of really stupid things for the 21st century.
Hey, I got your rocks right here, Idiots.
22. Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all forms of artistic expression. An American Communist cell was told to “eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms.”
23. Control art critics and directors of art museums. “Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.”
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