News 2015-08-10

Leonardo DiCaprio Donated John Gerrard’s Solar Reserve to LACMA

Leonardo DiCaprio was so impressed with "Solar Reserve", a UNIGINE-powered art installation by John Gerrard, that he bought it and granted it to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The gift is "intended to raise public awareness of environmental issues".

"Solar Reserve (Tonopah, Nevada)" is a real-time 3D digital simulation of a solar thermal power tower that offers dynamic, changing views of the Nevada site.

Read more on the story in Los Angeles Times or The Art Newspaper.