LevitaTVed Mass

It took me 342 days to transport Michael Heizer’s “Levitated Mass” from LACMA to my living room, with help from corporate sponsors Samsung(stupid cell phone), Samsung(flat screen tv, actually belongs to Terry), Apple(laptop computer, actually belongs to Terry), Yahoo(email service, I pay $10 per year for), and most especially “Art and Soul” a public television magazine out of Minnesota, that airs locally on KQED.

From July 25, 2012:


From July 2, 2o13:

screen capture of "Art and Soul" segment on Heizer piece

screen capture of “Art and Soul” segment on Heizer piece

edit to add, moments later: in a related dealio, I saw James Turrell on Charlie Rose, re-read the relevant section in Kimmelman, and noticed a piece on Turrell last week in Time: note distinction between Rodin (French sculptor), Rodan (from Japanese sci-fi films) and Roden the crater earthwork by Turrell, not far, conceptually or geographically, from Heizer’s piece. (The distance from Turrell “Roden Crater” to Heizer “City” is about 408 miles, I got from this website).

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Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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