The singer previously displayed his scrap metal works at a London gallery in 2013, but now he is set to unveil his first permanent work of art in a public space outside MGM's National Harbor Casino later this year (16).

Dylan, 75, was commissioned by venue bosses to make the towering archway, called Portal, using a variety of objects, ranging from farm equipment, wheels, cogs, and kids' toys, according to

A statement released by Dylan reads: "Gates appeal to me because of the negative space they allow. They can be closed, but at the same time they allow the seasons and breezes to enter and flow. They can shut you out or shut you in. And in some ways, there is no difference."

"Mr. Dylan is undoubtedly one of the greatest musicians of our time, but his incredible metalwork sculptures are a testament to his creative genius and ability to transcend mediums," adds Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International.

"As a company founded upon entertainment, we're truly inspired by artists who channel their energy into diverse paths. We're proud to collaborate with Mr. Dylan and bring his vision to MGM National Harbor's Heritage Collection in a way that enhances this sensory resort experience."