Seven MAGIC MOUNTAINS

Updated: Feb 18, 2019




Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Artist : Ugo Rondinone



Seven Magic Mountains, is an art exhibit located 10 miles south of Las Vegas in between Sloan and Jean. ⠀

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It consists of 7 individual “mountains” or huge boulders stacked 30 - 35 feet high painted in colors so vibrant that they can be seen when driving along interstate 15.⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀

Since it’s first opening on May 11th of 2016, it has attracted many tourists and Nevada Natives who have come from all over just to marvel at its beauty! ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀


When asked about the story behind this exhibit, Rondinone stated that it serves as a “creative expression of human presence in the desert.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀

“Seven Magic Mountains elicits continuities and solidarities between human nature, artificial and natural, then and now.” States Rondinone.

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Due to the popularity of the exhibit, it has been extended and will remain on display till the end of 2018. ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀

Rondinone is also in talks to have the exhibit remain on display for many years to come.

| Visited : September 10th, 2018 |




A sign posted along the walk way of the exhibit.


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