Coenties Ship is a 20 foot tall stainless steel vertical form that moors or stands upon a circular dome of cast glass. Hunt states he wants the form to invoke buoyancy and nautical nuance poised for a future.
The sculpture was commissioned by the Art Commission of NYC as part of the Percent for Arts program. Hunt was honored with the 2004 Award for Excellence in Design for Coenties Ship and the integrated redesign of the triangle.
Coenties Slip was once the berth of sailing vessels and is located in the Financial District of Manhattan, NYC. Pearl Street and Coenties Slip. (Near Water Street)