From Wimp.com: Artist Giuseppe Penone carefully removes the rings of
growth to reveal the "sapling within". By carving out the inside of a
tree trunk and leaving the knots in place, they eventually emerge as
Besides the work of art, itself, that's pretty amazing, considering all the work
involved. Not your typical weekend project! I'd like to see it in person.
What would one do for an encore project?
On Friday, December 7, 2012 1:46:13 PM UTC-6, Swingman wrote:
in the end product....
Hmmm? Artistic license?! I would like to think he did, in fact, carve out the
trunk, to reveal the inner small sapling, and not employ "artistic license" in
carving out a cavity in the trunk and installing some other sapling into the
As presented, I'll accept that he did do the carving, as explained.
the trunk, to reveal the inner small sapling, and not employ "artistic license"
in carving out a cavity in the trunk and installing some other sapling into the
Didn't want to burst your balloon, cher! :)
Just like the "French model" in the video, color me a wee bit suspicious
of all things being exactly what they seem on the Internet, especially
when it's labeled as "art" and then photographed.
I would like to think that is exactly as represented, reserve judgement
for a personal inspection, but still nonetheless appreciate the artist'
tickling of my imagination.
<and, just in case you haven't seen it>
On Friday, December 7, 2012 3:36:47 PM UTC-6, Swingman wrote:
It needed bursting. I missed your earlier meaning.
After a little searching, seems his work is genuine and accurate as described.
That museum is the AGO Galleria Italia in Toronto, Ontario, Ca. -
Just read all the woodworking posts here everyday and you'll find lots
of tips. If you have a question, just post it and maybe someone will
answer it. If you want a contract, then you can create one by making an
offer. Or you could just sign up for a class which is basically the same
I have a feeling that the message was intended to get past spam filters.
It probably contains hyperlinks (that get stripped out).
It was posted through the web interface at DIYbanter. (Sometimes I wind
up there searching the past archives of the group. Better than Google
Groups for searching and reading.)
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