"FUNAMBULIST 5-17-20" 5/2020, riverstone/pigmented and bronze, 10.5"h x14"w x4"d (27h x35w x10d cm)

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Pronunciation: fu·nam·bu·list \-list\

Function: noun
Etymology: Latin funambulus ropewalker, from funis rope + ambulare to walk
Date: 1824
1 : tightrope walking
2 : a show especially of mental agility


Philippe Petit

French funambulist who gained fame for his high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City on August 7, 1974.  

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

   

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