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Look Up! Skywriting Art Piece Over Pasadena Tomorrow

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It was supposed to be produced in 1969 at an exhibition about Earth Art, but it never happened, “perhaps for lack of funds or because it was not taken seriously," artist Bruce Nauman once wrote. But tomorrow, 40 years later, Nauman will have his chance to correct that when Untitled, 1969/2009 will be seen by thousands in the Pasadena area. The skywriting, which will mischievously say “Leave the Land Alone," will commence sometime between 11:30 and 12:30 and may last only for a few minutes, depending on the wind. The event launches the Armory Center for the Arts' 20th anniversary exhibition, which opens next week Saturday. The nonprofit community arts center recommends three prime viewing locations in the Arroyo Seco area of Pasadena: La Loma Bridge, Colorado Street Bridge, and Brookside Park. Each area will be hosted by a different arts nonprofit that will host and meet and greet and provide more information.