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Maya Lin’s “Ghost Forest” Installation Brings Dead Trees From Pine Barrens To Madison Square Park (Gothamist)

Apr 11, 2021 | Art, Press

Maya Lin’s “Ghost Forest” Installation Brings Dead Trees From Pine Barrens To Madison Square Park (Gothamist)

Photo: SCOTT LYNCH, GOTHAMIST

Designer and architect Maya Lin is getting ready to unveil a new art project in May called Ghost Forest, a tree installation about the effects of climate change in Madison Square Park.

The piece, which was originally planned for summer 2020, will now be open to the public from May 10th through November 14th, 2021.

According to a press release, Ghost Forest derives its name from the devastating natural phenomenon in which “vast tracts of forestland that have died off due to extreme weather events related to climate change as well as sea-level rise and saltwater infiltration.”

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