Red Rabbit
Sacramento International Airport, CA
56 feet long
2011

Artist and Client: Lawrence Argent
General Contractor: Austin-Walsh Construction Joint Venture
Art Administrator: Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
Rigging: Four Star Erectors, Inc.
Airport Engineer: LA Fuess Partners, Inc. Structural Engineers

K&A Scope

Fabricate one aluminum rabbit sculpture according to 3D model provided by artist. Shop drawings, engineering, calculation review, fabrication, shipping to job site in Sacramento, and installation.

Description

The red rabbit is a 56 foot long sculpture entitled "Leap". It is installed in the baggage claim area of a new terminal at the Sacramento International Airport. It is the centerpiece of several new art exhibits in the airport, commissioned by the Sacramento Metropolitian Arts Commission. Suspended by 7 cables, it appears to be leaping through the atrium space into a vortical suitcase on the ground below.

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