16 January 2016

Walking to the Sky by Jonathan Borofsky

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This is a copy of a sculpture installed in NYC in 2004. It was inspired by a story that the artist's father told him when he was a child about a father and son visiting a friendly giant in the sky. Mr Borofsky is an alumni of Carnegie Melon University and this sculpture is placed prominently on CMU’s campus. In a CMU press release in 2006, Jonathan Borafsky is quoted as saying that the sculpture is a celebration of the human potential for discovering who we are and where we need to go. Walking to the Sky is 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.

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