Note – King: finish line, jump rope was on view through July 4, 2017.

Hovering in an undefined space, this incongruous jump rope complicates its potential use in playground games or for agility training. The ‘King’ that it’s imprinted handles refers to is ambiguous. Elvis? Martin Luther King Jr? Or another male monarch yet to come? Yet its fusion of weight and movement evoke the great Muhammad Ali who famously bragged that he was ‘king of the world.’