"FUNAMBULIST 6-20 (red baton)", 6/2020, bronze, 21"h x16"w x7"d (53h x41w x18d 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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