▶▶▶ Ring installation // Arnaud Lapierre distorts and reconstructs reality through the layering of reflections and voids. The cylindrical environment warps visitors' perception of space into a simultaneously reconstructed and deconstructed reality.
The artist Giuseppe Penone removes the growth rings on a tree to reveal the tree at a younger age
What a spectacular space and beautiful wood! - 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 tiny limbs.
Exhibition by Italian artist Giuseppe Penone at France’s iconic Château de Versailles. Penone creates sculptures by carving tree trunks, leaving the knots in place until they emerge as limbs, revealing the sapling within.