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Patrick Dougherty, Trailheads, maple and sweet gum saplings, each 30" x 25" x 10', 2005.

"I build a matrix from the architecture of the natural world. For Trailheads, I incorporated the heads and shoulders of three figures over 35 feet tall. Each head is actually woven around the crown of the trees. Those were cherry trees that served as the spinal columns and heads. The idea there was that the trees themselves exerted a face: You could look through the trees and see something looking back at you."

Image credit: Patrick Dougherty


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