Pittsburgh Art Places


Allegheny Landing, between the Roberto Clemente and Andy Warhol bridges

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Figurative, Bronze, Labor, Carnegie Museum of Art, City of Pittsburgh

Artwork Type

Permanent, Sculpture

The Builders


George Danhires


Commissioning Entity Mellon-Stuart
Owner Carnegie Museum of Art
ADA Services The sculpture is located on the same level as the sidewalk and can be easily approached. The sculptures can be touched.

These bronze sculptures are a tribute to the builders of Pittsburgh's two renaissances. The figures seem to be planning the next phase of construction that will further change the skyline. Mellon-Stuart, the construction company that commissioned this work, supplied the artist with photographs of two employees who inspired the figures. 

George Danhires (b. 1942) is a sculptor from Kent, Ohio.