Hat in Three Stages of Landing Hat in Three Stages of Landing

Sherwood Park, Salinas, California

Aluminum and steel painted with polyurethane enamel
Three hats, each 9 ft. 5 in. x 18 ft. x 15 ft. 5 in. (2.9 x 5.5 x 4.7 m)
Each hat is supported on two poles at different heights:
19 ft. 3 in., 12 ft. 10 in., 6 ft. 1 in. (5.9, 3.9, 1.9 m)
Equidistant from one another, over a total of 162 ft. (49.38 m)

Commissioned May 1978 by the city of Salinas, California, with a matching grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and donations from local sources
Installed March 22-23, 1982
Inaugurated March 26, 1982

Photo: Claes Oldenburg





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