Feb 22, 2021
Feb 22, 2021

Nate Clearcutting a Forest Planted 60 Years Earlier, Oregon

Nate Clearcutting a Forest Planted 60 Years Earlier, Oregon

2014, printed 2020

Lucas Foglia

(American, b. 1983)

Inkjet print

Image: 49.6 x 66 cm (19 1/2 x 26 in.); Paper: 62.2 x 78.6 cm (24 1/2 x 30 15/16 in.)

Gift of Dr. Joseph Chazan 2020.337

Edition: Ed. 8 + 2 AP

Location

Did you know?

The United States has 10% of the Earth’s total of timber.

Description

Forests are a natural resource that can offer spiritual refreshment and recreational possibilities, but trees are also a managed crop, planted and harvested on a long-range schedule. The ugliness of the scarred, clearcut landscape is assuaged somewhat by the title Lucas Foglia gave this work, which helps remind us of that growth cycle.

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph
Medium: 
Inkjet print

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