Davis, California: Colorful Junk Giant...Wait, Now a Junk Pyramid

Made of colorful tiles and junk, Stan the Submerging Man stood 18 feet tall, lit by LEDs at night. In 2014 he appeared to have been replaced by a colorful junk pyramid.

521 1st St., Davis, CA
South edge of town, just off I-80 exits 72 or 72B. In front of the John Natsoulas Gallery, on the northwest corner of 1st and E Sts.
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Stan the Submerging Man - Replaced by a Pyramid

Stan the Submerging Man is gone. However there is a pyramid in its place.

[Stephanie, 10/28/2014]

Interesting that both sculptures have old compact disks as part of their "skin." Unless Stan is a Transformer, it appears he's been replaced by a different piece of temporary public art.

Submerging Man.

Stan the Submerging Man: Colorful Giant Made of Junk

Stan the Submerging Man is an 18-foot-tall sculpture made of recycled materials by artist Finley Fryer. It is lit at night by LEDs. It's part of a big Art Walk they have in Davis, but this is the Walk's biggest and most impressive work of art.

[Norma Smith, 03/15/2013]

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