Museum looking to extend rock sculptures’ Nevada stay

Feb 21, 2018 663

The Nevada Museum of Art is working to keep a popular rock art installation west of the Las Vegas Strip in the state through the rest of year or longer if possible. According to the Reno-based museum, about 1,000 people have visited the Seven Magic Mountains daily for the past two years.

The Reno Gazette-Journal reported Wednesday that the museum is working with Bureau of Land Management and agencies to keep the $3.5 million artwork featuring fluorescent boulders for a while longer. The rock sculptures by Italian artist Ugo Rondinone are scheduled to come down in May.

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SOURCE: https://www.seattletimes.com

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