red rabbit

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2011

Sacramento, CA

 

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 contemporary art exhibits in the airport, commissioned by the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission. Suspended by seven cables, it appears to be leaping through the atrium space into a vortical suitcase on the ground below.

K&A Scope:

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

 

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