“FUNAMBULIST 5-20” 5/2020, bronze and riverstone, 12"h x10"w x3.5"d

private collection

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.