SHIP SHAPE SHIFTING TIME

Submitted by Tom Earnist

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Client: San Francisco Arts Commission

Location: San Francisco, CA, United States

Completion date: 2014

Artwork budget: $710,000

Overview

50’(h) x 442’ (l) x 35’(w) / Welded & painted steel, stainless steel cable, solar lighting

Goals

Artwork pays homage to the World War II “Liberty" cargo ships that survived that war, and became the backbone of the country’s postwar cargo fleet in San Francisco ports. The ghost image of one of these ships is evoked here.