The city sculpture in Nevada
The City by Michael Heizer.Photo: Joe Rome. Art: 5°, 90°, 180°, City. © Michael Heizer. Courtesy Triple Aught.

The City: 2023 Works of Wonder

 Artist Michael Heizer’s masterpiece is unlike anything we’ve ever seen

Garden Valley, Nevada

Decades in the making, artist Michael Heizer’s magnum opus combines volumes of compacted earth and concrete into a desert showstopper—more than a mile and a half long by a half mile wide. Oft compared to ancient ruins, this masterpiece is unlike anything we’ve ever seen.

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