Discuss as:

340-ton rock makes its debut at L.A. County Museum of Art

Jonathan Alcorn / Reuters

A crowd of people attends the opening of 'Levitated Mass', artist Michael Heizer's exhibit which features a 340-ton megalith rock now on permanent display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in California, June 24. The massive granite rock made headlines in March when it was slowly carted along a winding, 105-mile journey from Riverside County to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Related PhotoBlog: 340-ton rock headed straight for Los Angeles by very slow-moving trailer
Related PhotoBlog: Workers prepare to move 340-ton rock to L.A. County Museum of Art

A giant boulder weighing 340 tons was transported in March from a granite quarry and will be unveiled in Los Angeles. The question: Can rock be art? NBC's Mike Taibbi reports.