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Helen Lessick

House for Summer 2012
1987 - current
25' x 16 x 16'

Site-specific, artist-initiated living tree sculpture planted in Hoyt Arboretum,Portland Oregon. 15 birch trees were planted in a rectangle and planched and pruned annually to create a house-shaped arbor. The work, added to the Portland's public art collection in 2002, turns 30 in 2017.