Tightrope Walker (sculpture)

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Tightrope Walker
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The sculpture in 2014
Tightrope Walker (sculpture)
Artist Kees Verkade
Year1979 (1979)
Medium Bronze
LocationNew York City, New York, United States
Coordinates 40°48′27″N73°57′38″W / 40.807533°N 73.960666°W / 40.807533; -73.960666 Coordinates: 40°48′27″N73°57′38″W / 40.807533°N 73.960666°W / 40.807533; -73.960666

Tightrope Walker (sometimes Tight Rope Walker) [1] is an outdoor bronze sculpture by Dutch artist Kees Verkade, installed on Columbia University's Revson Plaza in Upper Manhattan, New York City, in 1979. [2] The work commemorates General William J. Donovan and depicts one figure standing atop another as he tightrope walks. [3]


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