"FUNAMBULIST IV (stretch)"
2008,  granite / pigmented and sealed steel, 13"h x20"w x6"d

private collection

Pronunciation: fu·nam·bu·list \-list\

Listen to the pronunciation of funambulist
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 is a 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.    








shown here on side cabinet by Jonathan Sweet