Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty

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Date/Time
Date(s) - May 14, 2014 - March 31, 2017
12:00 am

Location
Peabody Essex Museum

161 Essex Street
Salem
MA
01970
Northeast

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Patrick Dougherty bends, weaves and flexes saplings into architectural sculptures that dynamically relate to the landscape and built environment around them. Over the last 30 years, he has created more than 250 works throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. Constructed from saplings collected by area volunteers, What the Birds Know provides dramatic counterpoint to the highly finished wood-frame Crowninshield-Bentley House that dates to the early 18th century. This is the first time PEM has commissioned an outdoor sculptural installation.

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