A stunning light installation for 75th anniversary of the Bay Bridge in San Francisco

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

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