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Hammering Man is on first street just south of the Pike Place Market. It welcomes tourists and residents to the Seattle Art Museum. There is always a wonderful exhibit to see at the Museum. I highly recommend going. It is large, good docents, a coat...More
When I first saw this 48-feet-tall kinetic sculpture after it went up outside the Seattle Art Museum in the early 1990s, I was underwhelmed. I thought that SAM could surely have purchased something more appealing than the giant, stylized black figure with a mechanized arm...More
Wandering around downtown we almost bumped into the Hammering Man.
You would struggle to miss this modern art installation/ moving statue (is that an oxymoron?)
Kind of dwarfed by the surrounding buildings, yet makings its 'own space' the Hammering Man holds its own in Seatlle....More
We came across this by accident during one of our city walks. Due to its size and movement this is a pretty incredible modern sculpture. As it is in Central Seattle you will not need to divert far if at all!
When this first went up over 30 yrs ago, I was certain it was a tribute to Seattle's socialist/communist trending at the time. Now I'm sure of it! A disgrace to all things American. I gave it two stars because it moves...
Was looking through things to review on TripAdvisor and this came up. There really is not to much to this attraction. It is a large piece of art depicting an man hammering. It has motion. Personally didn't get much out of it but then we...More