Columbus, Ohio: Giant Slingshot with Fingers

20 feet high, built by Andrew Lundberg. Its stretched rubber band is held in place by two giant fingers emerging from the ground. Visitors can rest in the sling as if about to be fired into downtown. Unveiled May 13, 2022.

Address:
259 Lucas St., Columbus, OH
Directions:
Just west of the river and downtown. From US-62/W. Town St. turn south just west of the railroad overpass (no stoplight) onto Lucas St. You'll see the slingshot straight ahead, where Lucas St. dead-ends into Sullivant Ave. Lit at night.
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A new public art work by Andrew Lundberg has been installed along the river near downtown Columbus. It was installed Memorial Day weekend and I'm not sure what the title of the art is because a title sign has not been installed yet. The artwork is a 20-foot-long, 20-foot-tall slingshot. It is visible any time, and is lit up at night, but the best time to take photos is in the afternoon when the sun is in the western sky. [signmanjoe, 06/08/2022]

The best part of the slingshot are the giant fingers emerging from the ground and that it's designed for visitors to rest in the sling, ready to be fired into downtown.


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