In Diversity, the intentional breakage of one of its columns is but one of many comments that artist David Barr makes on the impact of human action. This work reminds the viewer, “when we learn how we have negatively impacted our environment, we respond as constructive custodians. For example, Michigan’s low point of harvestable trees was around 1900. However, in the last 100 years, we have managed to restore about 75% of the timber.”

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