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Self-Portrait of a Tree As a Young Sapling

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 04, 2012

This is Cedro di Versailles, a sculpture by Giuseppe Penone, carved out of a five-ton cedar log from Versailles.

Giuseppe Penone

To create the piece, Penone removed the outer rings of the tree to reveal the younger tree within. (via ★spavis)