Levitating LACMA's Big Rock

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Levitated Mass is a major piece of outdoor art by sculptor Michael Heizer. It was supposed to be installed outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art this past fall. But there's one very large problem: the 340-ton granite boulder that is the centerpiece of the artwork is stuck in a quarry 60 miles from LACMA. Doug Pray, the Emmy Award-winning director of documentaries Art & Copy, Surfwise and Hype!, is making a film about the transfer of the boulder.


Special thanks to Gideon Brower for production assistance.



  • Doug Pray - executive producer and writer, “The Power of Film”


Sara Terry