Singing Tree

Fritz Horstman Singing Tree,
Singing Tree
Fritz Horstman
Materials: Cor-ten, steel cables and wood
Dimensions: 3’H x 1’W x 1’D
Created: 2005
Installed: 2005

This composition merges ancient concepts with innovative contemporary art designs and incorporates a common Chippewa motif. A diamond-shaped box made of steel marks the centerpiece of the sculpture. Nestled in a tree, Singing Tree uses the wind (as well as viewer’s interaction) to release its simple, mournful chime.

Singing Tree by Fritz Horstman in winter

Singing Tree by Fritz Horstman

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