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San Francisco, California: Cupid's Span

2002 work of Claes Oldenburg (1929-2022) and Coosje van Bruggen, with an arrow right to the old ticker of San Francisco.

Rincon Park

Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
In Rincon Park, on the Embarcadero at the foot of Folsom St. Right beside the SF-Oakland Bay Bridge.
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Bow and arrow.

Cupid's Span

There's a tip that says SF has "a giant bow and arrow." Man, I'll say. It's 60 feet tall and 140 feet long. It's called Cupid's Span and made out of fiberglass and stainless steel. It was installed in 2002 and is the work of Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, who have created lots of other big things around the country and around the world.

[Dean Jeffrey, 01/14/2009]
Giant Bow and Arrow

On the Embarcadero, just south of the Ferry Building, is a giant bow and arrow.

[Denise and Bruce, 08/08/2005]

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Museum of International Propaganda, San Rafael, CA - 15 mi.

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