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Maya Lin will plant a ‘ghost forest’ in New York (Art Newspaper)

Mar 9, 2021 | Art, Press

Maya Lin will plant a ‘ghost forest’ in New York (Art Newspaper)

Maya Lin Photo

A forest of dessicated trees will rise amid the verdant canopy of Madison Square Park in a forthcoming project by the American artist and environmental activist Maya Lin. In the immersive work, Ghost Forest, which will be on view from 8 June to 6 December, 30 to 40 spectral cedar trees will be replanted in the oval lawn of the park, creating a visually striking micro-landscape that decries the impact of climate change on woodlands around the world.

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