Young Tree Carved Inside Old Tree


Giuseppe Penone is an Italian artist obsessed with establishing a connection between man and nature. In his exhibition 'In The Hidden Life Within' 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 tiny limbs. A reminder of the child that once was, and the child who remains intact even as we grow old.

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