|The Men or Man at Sea (Danish: Mennesket ved Havet) is a monument of four 9 metre (27 feet) tall white males, located north of Esbjerg by Sædding Beach on the south-west coast of Denmark. It is located opposite the Fisheries and Maritime Museum, and is one of the area's major tourist attractions, and it is a famous landmark of Esbjerg.
The sculpture was designed by Svend Wiig Hansen and installed on 28th October 1995. It was funded by the government of Esbjerg Kommune, the Kunstfond government and private sponsors to inaugurate the 100th anniversary of the municipality in 1994.
The artist's original idea for the location of the sculpture was Grenen, north of Skagen.
The monument can be seen by ferry leaving or entering Esbjerg.
Location: Esbjerg, Denmark
Category: Street Art: Sculptures/Statues
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