Australian artist Andrew Rogers’ Earthworks geoglyphs are scattered around the globe. This design, probably his most famous. Location just a few miles north of Yucca Valley.
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More than a hundred of Ricardo Breceda’s intricate metal sculptures of prehistoric animals, fantasy creatures, insects, and a guy in a jeep are scattered across tenish square miles of desert. Location 150 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
This giant mound of hay bales and mud painted over with cheery Christian platitudes was constructed by Leonard Knight after his failed decade-and-a-half long quest to sew a “God Is Love” hot air balloon and fly it across the country. … Read More
Seven 30-foot tall stacks of fluorescent boulders constructed by New York-based artist Ugo Rondinone. The work is a symbol of human presence in the wilderness, a mirroring of the piled rocks that hikers, Girl Scouts, Luke Skywalker, and prehistoric hunter … Read More
In the ’50s, a guy known as the Desert Pastor hired Inglewood sculptor Frank Antone Martin to put up some Jesus statues out by Yucca Valley. The steel-reinforced plaster sculptures depict Jesus doing typical Jesus things like eating the Last … Read More