It’s no secret around these parts that I’m a big Chris Burden fan. So of course I’ve been breathlessly awaiting the unveiling of his newest sculpture, Metropolis II at LACMA. Still photos don’t do it justice, but hopefully myimages and words can entice you to go see it in person. Which you must!
It’s gigantic: It takes up an entire room at LACMA. And it’s loud.
1,100 customized Hot Wheels cars move up a conveyor belt and then are released down 18 plastic tracks.