Easy Landing sculpture
Public Art: Easy Landing sculpture
Sculptor: © Kenneth Snelson
Description: The Easy Landing is a 9,000lb
abstract stainless steel sculpture made up of 100s of separate pieces. It was created using tension cables and
compression tubes. It rises 24 feet in the air and stretches 72 feet across. The sculpture resembles the sails of a
Sculptor's Statement: "force diagrams in space."
Date Unveiled: Dedicated on January 29th, 1978.
Commissioned by the City of Baltimore
William Donald Schaeffer, Mayor
Dedicated, January 29, 1978
Location: The Easy Landing is located at entrance to
the Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Easy Landing Trivia:
It took 12 days to construct Easy Landing, starting from the middle and working outwards.