San Francisco, California: Banker's Heart

Nickname for the 25-ft. long, 200 ton black Swedish granite work by Japanese artist Masayuke Nagari. The artist officially named it "Transcendence" when created for the Bank of America in 1968-69.

Address:
555 California St., San Francisco, CA
Directions:
Downtown. North side of California St. at Davis St.
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Banker's Heart.

Banker's Heart

The Banker's Heart is in the A P Gianni Bank building plaza. [Brillo Chin, 04/20/2013]

A nickname for a big black modernist sculpture in front of a bank. The artist named it "Transcendence," and it's shaped more like a liver, but no one really knows what a banker's heart looks like.


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