Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Sculpture and Larry Griswold

I don't think it's stretching the definition of sculptor too much to include performance.

This man built the rigging, spent endless hours playing on it. Like rodeo clowns, in order to be this fast and loose physically, playing with danger, both real and illusionary, he must really know the equipment, and his own instrument, inch by inch, moment by moment.....

It's the last of vaudville.

Larry Griswold, co-inventor of the trampoline, as the world's greatest comedy diver. 


Susan Gallacher-Turner and Michael Turner said...

Amazing act...funny, yes, but so much professional skill in making it look funny and!

Mark D. Ruffner said...

What a great way to start my day! Larry Griswold must have been in incredible shape. Thanks for sharing this, Patrick!