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40,000 ‘Mini-Rockets’ Blasting Off at the Same Time… For Art

Last month, we brought you Cai Guo-Qiang’s explosive artwork that used gunpowder to burn images onto huge canvas sheets. Guo-Qiang’s exhibit at the Los Angeles Museum for Contemporary Art opened this week and how else could it appropriately launch than without a bang?

The Huffington Post reported 40,000 mini-rockets attached to a wall and about 100 “hovering fireworks,“ or ”pyrotechnic UFOs,” created his latest installation — Mystery Circle — to his project Sky Ladder.Watch the blinding explosion for yourself:

How was that? Now imagine being there for the countdown and ignition. The LA Times reports that the [url=]general worry of the ev

Added: Apr-13-2012 Occurred On: Apr-13-2012
By: aranger45
Tags: 40, 000, Mini-Rockets, Blasting, Off, a, t the, Same, Time, Art
Location: New York, New York, United States (load item map)
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