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Leo Villareal on The Bay Lights
151 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94103


February 7th, 2013 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
The Bay Lights (artist\'s rendering), Leo VillarealLeo Villareal,
The Bay Lights (artist's rendering)
© Courtesy of the Artist and SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
> QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Artist talk
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TAGS:  
Talk, light, installation, sculpture
COST:  
Phyllis Wattis Theater: $10 general; $7 SFMOMA members, students, and seniors.
> DESCRIPTION

Pioneering light sculptor Leo Villareal discusses his latest project, The Bay Lights, an installation celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Bay Bridge and the completion of the bridge's new eastern span. Comprising more than 25,000 white LED bulbs and covering an area 1.5 miles wide and 500 feet tall, The Bay Lights will illuminate the north face of the bridge with complex, rhythmic sequences orchestrated by the artist via laptop. The Bay Lightswill premiere in March and will remain in place for two years.

$10 general; $7 SFMOMA members, students, and seniors.

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