Clown on Unicycle

Joseph Burlini (American, 20th Century)
Clown on Unicycle
Stainless steel with polychrome enamels
84 x 30 in. diameter

Joseph Burlini, a Chicago-area sculptor, creates pieces for public and private spaces. His work is in the collections of The Pentagon and the Chicago Botanic Garden. Burlini’s style ranges from abstract to representational. Wheels are a common theme of his works, which are designed for motion. Burlini has numerous public sculptures in the region, including Balance Machines (Lincoln Mall in Matteson, Illinois) and Circus City (The Aon Center, Chicago).