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Trees as Artistic Metaphor: Identity, Body, Fashion

Survey the ways trees have been depicted throughout the history of fashion and art as metaphorical stand-ins for humans in various guises. Consider how artists have chosen to sympathize and identify with trees, as found in the Forest of Dreams exhibition and beyond.

Suzanne Eberle, PhD, Professor Emerita, Kendall College of Art and Design

Fee Information: Included with admission

Image credit:
Hugh Hayden
Scarecrow, 2021.

Cherry bark on Burberry coat on Gabon ebony rack. 72 x 18 x 60”
Courtesy of Lisson Gallery

 

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Nov 12 2023
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