Stacks of colorful rocks have appeared in the desert near Las Vegas

'Seven Magic Mountains' by Ugo Rondinone

Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Courtesy of Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art.

 

This bright, bold, colorful art installation by Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone, is located in the desert south of Las Vegas, Nevada. The recently installed artwork will be on view for two years beginning May 11, 2016.

 

'Seven Magic Mountains' by Ugo Rondinone

Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Courtesy of Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art.

The ‘Seven Magic Mountains’ installation is made up of seven individual towering sculptures. Each sculpture evokes the art of meditative rock balancing.

'Seven Magic Mountains' by Ugo Rondinone

Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Courtesy of Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art.

The installation is situated on the far southern end of Las Vegas Boulevard along Interstate 15, approximately a half hour from downtown Las Vegas.

'Seven Magic Mountains' by Ugo Rondinone

Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Courtesy of Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art.

‘Seven Magic Mountains’ is produced by the Art Production Fund, New York and the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno.

'Seven Magic Mountains' by Ugo Rondinone

Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Courtesy of Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art.

'Seven Magic Mountains' by Ugo Rondinone

Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Courtesy of Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art.

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