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Muhammad Ali Portrait Installation Using 1,300 Punching Bags

Posted in architecture, art, design by aldorf on March 10, 2011

Never give up: it took artist Michael Kalish three years to complete. A portrait of three-time heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali using 1,300 punching bags, 6.5 miles of stainless steel cable, and 2,500 pounds of aluminum pipe to construct a 22-foot-high installation.

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