Hammering Man - Basel, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 47° 33.085 E 007° 35.782
32T E 394392 N 5267397
Quick Description: The Basel copy of the famous Hammering Man series by Jonathan Borofsky.
Location: Basel Stadt, Switzerland
Date Posted: 3/2/2010 7:30:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM8APN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
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Long Description:
Hammering Man is a series of monumental kinetic sculptures designed by Jonathan Borofsky which have been installed in various cities around the world.

The Basel copy is 13.5m tall and has a weight of about 8 metric tons.

He is hammering slowly all day long.

Other locations of Hammering Men in different sizes are: Seattle, Frankfurt, Seoul, New York City, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, La Jolla (California), Gainesville (Florida), Dallas
Title of Piece: Hammering Man

Artist: Jonathan Borofsky

Material/Media: Steel

Date of Creation or Placement: August 1989

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Aeschenplatz, Basel

Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

Web link(s) to YouTube or other video: Not listed

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