For the 75th anniversary of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge the city is installing a world-class art installation. It will feature 25,000 white LED lights strung all across the bridge – some 1.5 miles wide and 500 feet high. And will be on display from February 2013-2015.
An artist rendition:
The artist is Leo Villareal who creates pieces composed exclusively of light. One of them is on permanent display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.:
And at the Brooklyn Academy of Music:
You can learn more about this art installation at – TheBayLights.org – and I leave you with an interview with the artist, and more facts.
- 7x scale of the Eiffel Tower
- Solar credits energy offset
- Over 50 million visitors