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Photos: Huge Crane Becomes Coachella's Entryway Art

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Every year Coachella fans are treated to a large entryway art piece to festival grounds. This year the group Crimson Collective brings us Ascension, a 150-foot wide, 45-foot tall modular crane.

The collective is made up of architecturally-minded artists with the project supporting their non-profit Crimson Society, which works to end homelessness. The giant white crams is taken from the Japanese legend that promises peace, hope and tranquility if you fold one thousand origami paper cranes and hold them together by strings. In this case, the streams of people entering the festival are the string holding together the one large crane.

The sculpture will be on display through the Stage Coach festival next weekend. After that, it's anyone's guess, but there is talk of it going to the L.A. Arboretum.

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