Visual Arts
1:32 pm
Mon April 11, 2011

Metal Tree Sculpture Takes Shape at Nelson-Atkins Museum

Installation continues this week on a nearly 60-foot tall stainless steel tree in the sculpture park at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Artist Roxy Paine's work entitled Ferment, was commissioned in honor of Martin Friedman.

Kansas City, Mo. – Installation continues this week on a nearly 60-foot tall stainless steel tree in the sculpture park at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Artist Roxy Paine's work entitled Ferment, was commissioned in honor of Martin Friedman, former Walker Art Center director and retired sculpture park consultant for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. KCUR's Laura Spencer caught up with Friedman by phone at his home in New York.

April 29, 2011: 10 am dedication of Ferment. The museum also opens a free exhibit of Paine's work in the Bloch Building lobby.

View the installation webcam here.

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