Sculpture of Woven Branches Completed in Three Weeks

By Sarah Tobol

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

BOTANIC GARDEN — On Friday, installation artist Patrick Dougherty, who creates whimsical woven structures from saplings and twigs, completed the first site-specific sculpture to ever be commissioned by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG).

Dougherty began construction of the large-scale sculpture on Aug. 5 in the Plant Family Collection meadow, and over the next three weeks enlisted the help of about 50 volunteers to build the piece. The finished work Art Headlines

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