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Tomorrow: Meet the artist Giuseppe Penone

March 2nd, 2010

Giuseppe Penone working on Versailles Cedar, 2000-2003

Giuseppe Penone will be talking about his work this Wednesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. in Baillie Court. Here he is seen working on Versailles Cedar, 2000-2003 currently installed in Galleria Italia. Penone arrives at these forms by carving the tree trunk leaving the knots in place until they emerge as limbs, revealing the sapling within. Click here for tickets.

2 Responses to “Tomorrow: Meet the artist Giuseppe Penone”

  1. Han98k says:

    i LUV this piece
    it inspires me
    when i see/think/hear bout it i ask
    could this lead 2 the beginning of time travelling?

  2. […] my favourite exhibits at the Tate Modern Gallery in London, sculpted (if that’s the right word) by Giuseppe Penone. He started with two thick 12m wooden beams from the construction industry, and… well, […]

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