Baby appears on boat in Sausalito

A giant baby created by former Salisbury resident David Hardy, who is an artist, disappeared and is now living on a boat in California. Photo Submitted

LAKEVILLE — What stands 14 feet tall, took three years to make, and is lying on its back in a boat near Sausalito, Calif.?

A giant sculpture of a baby, created by David Hardy, a graduate of Salisbury Central School (1983) and The Hotchkiss School (1987).

Hardy, who now teaches at New York University and lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., made the giant baby in the late 1990s, when he was working as a property and set builder in the movie business.

He said the sculpture was made of odds and ends of fiberglass, styrofoam and “stuff I salvaged from sets.”

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