San Pedro, California: Big Ghost Art Fish

Forty feet tall, hanging by its tail, a blue fin tuna made of wire is an artistic tribute to San Pedro's commercial fishing industry.

Address:
Sampson Way, San Pedro, CA
Directions:
Sampson Way at Berth 73 near Utro's Cafe. On the east side of Sampson Way, a little over a mile south of I-110 exit 1C.
Admission:
Free
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Ghost fish.

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A 40-foot-tall blue fin tuna is made of stainless steel wire, a public art sculpture by artist Carl Cheng.

[David Kamada, 03/17/2013]

Cheng spent five years creating the Ghost Fish, which was unveiled in 2012. It's lit at night, and designed to resemble a fish made of a fishing net. The objects inside it were given to the artist by San Pedro fishing families.


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