21 May 2018 - 7 January 2019
Rob and Nick Carter’s Bronze Oak Grove, 2017 is a manifestation of the Tree Stump drawn by Jacob de Gheyn II in 1600.
Taking the everyday and elevating it into something extraordinary, the Carters’ Bronze Oak Grove is a timeless, inclusive piece that crosses the boundaries of culture and age.
It is a place where people can sit, relax and interact with family and friends.
Throughout history the oak tree has been held in high esteem and is the most venerated tree in European Culture.
Jacob de Gheyn II (1565-1629)
The heavy trunk of an oak, sawn off horizontally above its roots, 1600
brown ink on brown paper
4 1/2 x 9 inches/ 11.5 x 23cm
Biblioteca Ambrosiana Collection, Milan