San Leandro, California: 55-Foot-Tall Nude Woman

Sculpted by Marco Cochrane in 2014 for Burning Man. Moved here permanently in Oct. 2016. Officially titled "Truth is Beauty," (kin to Cochrane's "Bliss Dance") it glows with thousands of cycling LEDs at night.

Address:
Martinez St., San Leandro, CA
Directions:
I-880 exit 34 (Davis St.). Drive east on Davis St. a half-mile until you cross the train tracks. Make next right onto Alvarado St. Make first left onto Martinez St. After it bends to the right, you'll see the statue on the right, across from the elevated BART station.
Hours:
Lit at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Truth is Beauty.

55-Foot-Tall Nude Woman

Beautiful statue. Underneath in several languages, "What would the world be like if women were safe?"

[Anne, 12/09/2016]

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