red rabbit

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Sacramento, CA


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.



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 Metropolitan Arts Commission. Suspended by 7 cables, it appears to be leaping through the atrium space into a vortical suitcase on the ground below.


Artist: Lawrence Argent

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