BROOKLYN — The Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) announces the commission of its first site-specific sculpture to Patrick Dougherty, whose massive constructions made of woven saplings and twigs conjure up the creations of Lewis Carroll and Andy Goldsworthy for their outsized physicality and whimsical charm.

Dougherty began developing concepts for the work during a July 2009 visit to BBG, when he selected the Plant Family Collection — the physical and horticultural heart of the garden — as the site of the future Art Headlines

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