Kurt Perschke is an artist who works in sculpture, video, collage and public space. His most acclaimed work, RedBall Project, is a traveling public art project that has taken place around the world and received a National Award from Americans for the Arts Public Art Network.
However the giant red ball installation recently made news for a different reason when it escaped in Ohio for a stroll around the neighborhood. Loosened by powerful winds the 250lb ball tumbled down the street as people were chasing after it.
No damages occurred to the cars or people it had contact with but the ball it self was slightly damaged. The repaired ball is now back in place in its original installation spot tied down by rope.