Lipstick (Ascending) on Caterpillar Tracks Lipstick (Ascending) on Caterpillar Tracks

Samuel F. B. Morse College, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Cor-Ten steel, steel, aluminum, cast resin; painted with polyurethane enamel

23 ft. 6 in. x 24 ft. 11 in. x 10 ft. 11 in. (7.2 x 7.6 x 3.3 m)
Sited: 33 x 37 x 56 ft. (10.1 x 11.38 x 17.1 m)

Commissioned January 1969 by Stuart Wrede and students at the Yale School of Architecture
Originally installed May 15, 1969, in Beinecke Plaza (Hewitt Quadrangle), Yale University
Installed and inaugurated October 17, 1974

Photo: Attilio Maranzano





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