Tag: Metropolis II

Sad news. Artist Chris Burden who is famous for large works of public art — among them, LACMA’s Urban Light and Metropolis II (seen above) — passed away on Sunday at the age of 69.

One of the better videos I’ve seen of Chris Burden’s Metropolis II at the LACMA.

Chris Burden’s Metropolis II @ LACMA

Filmed this yesterday. The lady in the middle either has the best job or the worst job in the world. I can’t decide which it is.

Remember that video I posted back in November of Chris Burden’s Metropolis II, a mega-city of Matchbox/Hot Wheels cars zipping around on a track? Well Attack of the Show caught up with Chris Burden and his masterpiece in this episode embedded above and we find out just a bit more about the creation — like […]

OMG. This might be the greatest track car setup ever! Seen here is Chris Burden’s Metropolis II, a bustling mechanical contraption that sends 1200 custom matchbox cars to their never-ending destinations. The huge machine is on display now at the LA County Museum. I’m so sad that I just missed this!!