Bay Lights, Art Installation by light sculptor Leo Villareal

If you’re in San Francisco, make your way to the Embarcadero waterfront and be prepared to linger. To celebrate the opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, built 75 years ago, a large scale art installation will brighten the skyline for the next two years starting tonight.

The Bay Lights by renown light sculptor Leo Villareal consists of 25,000 white LED bulbs attached to the north side cables of the Bay Bridge and linked to a laptop programmed to  “play” rhythmic patterns that never repeat.  Covering an area 1.5 miles wide and 500 feet high, this is an impressive public art display that will bring sparkle and panache to San Francisco’s other iconic bridge.

@SFLucho