Located Carving Studio and Sculpture Center 636 Marble Street, P.O. Box 495 Sculpture Garden West Rutland Vermont
Rothrock, Rick, 2016.
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The sculpture, which takes its name from the Latin word "petitus" meaning to incline toward and the word "fugo" meaning to drive away, is a monument to resolution. The sculpture creates a balance between the force that divides and the force that holds together. The sculpture connects the forces of the earth and sky.