Notice — Forest (Autumn)

  • Yuken Teruya, Notice - Forest (Autumn), 2002, McDonald's Neverland paper bag and colored pencil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Driek and Michael Zirinsky, 2015.28.6, © 2002, Yuken Teruya

Teruya transforms paper bags into magical tableaus. He cuts the silhouette of a tree into one side, then bends the paper inward to seemingly take root, leaving the lacy holes above to evoke mottled sunlight. Teruya’s reuse of these discarded materials memorializes the trees in ingenious floating worlds and suggests a cycle of renewal.

Connections: Contemporary Craft at the Renwick Gallery, 2019

Title
Notice — Forest (Autumn)
Artist
Date
2002
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
3 12 × 5 34 × 11 in. (8.9 × 14.6 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Driek and Michael Zirinsky

Mediums Description
McDonald's Neverland paper bag and colored pencil
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – season – autumn
  • Object – other – container
  • Landscape – tree
Object Number
2015.28.6
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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