Photographer's Note

Strolling in the roads of Seattle,i was found in the 2nd Ave,in front of the Seattle Art Museum,with the huge hammering man to dominates the place,at the exterior of the Museum.

Hammering Man

As a part of the City of Seattle's public art program, The Seattle Arts Commission installed Hammering Man on September 12, 1992 at the entrance to the downtown Seattle Art Museum at First Avenue and University Streets.

Hammering Man on the mend (April 2010)

Although Hammering Man lives outside of the Seattle Art Museum, he is owned by the City of Seattle. City workers recently underwent a complex project, taking many months, to repair his arm and get him working again.

General Information

Jonathan Borofsky, American
Hammering Man, 1992
48' x 30" x 7"
hollow-fabricated steel, aluminum mechanized arm, electric motor, and black automotive paint.
Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs 1% for Art, city of Seattle. Funding provided by the Virginia Wright Fund in honor of Prentice Bloedel; Seattle City Light 1% for Art funds; the Museum Development Authority; and PONCHO (Patrons of Northwest Civic, Cultural and Charitable Organizations).

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