Photographed and written by friend /houseguest Shuey
“Walking to the Sky” by Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Jonathan Borofsky
The sculpture was inspired by stories his father used to tell him about a friendly giant who lived in the sky. A father and son in each story would ascend into the sky to talk to the giant. In this sculpture a father and son along with another onlooker can be seen observing a number of people walking up the 100’ tall pole to the sky.
Borofsky describes this work as “. . . a portrait of all of humanity rising upward from the earth to the heavens above – striving into the future with strength and determination. Ultimately, this sculpture is a symbol for our collective search for wisdom and awakened consciousness.”
Definitely worth seeing.
note from Ruth- Remember Shuey’s Barred Owl Photograph? click Barred owl photograph by Shuey