Jonathan Borofsky (1942 - ) was born in Boston. He received his B.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.F.A. from Yale. He lived in Los Angeles from 1977 to 1992, when he moved to Maine and returned to his roots on the east coast. During the 1990s, he completed over 20 public art installations, including a 100' tall version of "Molecule Man" for the Allianz insurance company in Berlin. In addition to "Hammering Man", his local works are "Ballerina Clown" in Venice, "Molecule Man" at the Federal Center, and "I Dreamed I Could Fly" for the Civic Center station of the Red Line.
The text has been provided courtesy of Michael Several, Los Angeles, January 2000.
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