Light Gate Open

Public Art by Mags Harries and Lajos HéderMags Harries and Lajos Héder’s public art piece Light Gate was dedicated February 25th 2015 in Manhattan Beach, CA.

Public Art by Mags Harries and Lajos Héder

Light Gate sits atop 14th Street in Manhattan Beach, CA.

Public Art by Mags Harries and Lajos Héder



Light Gate Installation

 Harries/Héder Public Art Manhattan Beach CA 2015 Install


Harries/Héder Public Art Manhattan Beach CA 2015 Install

Installation is underway for Light Gate in Manhattan Beach, CA.


Its stainless steel frame arrived at 14th Street in Manhattan Beach, CA on January 14th 2015.


The public art piece by Mags Harries and Lajos Héder will be complete in February, 2015.

More on the project here.




The Sun Sets on Light Gate

Light Gate frame

The sun sets perfectly in Light Gate twice a year- January 27th and November 14th. Shown is an image from January 27th, 2015. The public art installation in Manhattan Beach, CA opens February 2015.

More on Light Gate here.



Fabrication Underway on Light Gate


Harries Heder Public Art Fabrication      Harries Heder Public Art Fabrication  

Fabrication is underway on Harries Héder’s Light Gate for Manhattan Beach, CA.

Fabrication is being done by Jim Gallucci.

Harries Heder Public Art Fabrication















Levels: Mags Harries at the Boston Sculptors Gallery


In Levels, Mags Harries explores the idea of level and finding level through sculpture, installation, video, and drawing.  Water, tide, time and light are all part of these explorations.  Her artwork features humble and ordinary objects that she transforms to a grander scale.

Boston Sculptors Gallery: February 1 & March 1, 5–8pm

Artist’s Reception & Gallery Talk: Saturday, February 23, 3–5pm (Talk at 4pm)

Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 12-6pm



Recent Commission: Greensboro Downtown Greenway

Greensboro Downtown Economic Development Plan Map

Mags and Lajos were recently selected for the Greensboro Downtown Greenway Northwest Corner in Greensboro, NC.  This project and the Downtown Greenway are part of a the larger Greensboro Downton Economic Development Strategy.

Read a description of Mags and Lajos’ community input session for the project in Yes Weekly.

Recent Commission: Manhattan Beach Centennial Art Project

Depiction of the LightGate, a public art commssion for Manhattan Beach, CA.

Mags and Lajos’ public art proposal Light Gate was recently selected for the Centennial Art Project of Manhattan Beach, CA.   The piece will be made of glass laminated with prismatic lighting film that will create rich and varied light effects with the sun.  Located in the Civic Center Plaza of Manhattan Beach, Light Gate while create a focused view to the ocean.