The Marriage Tree
1993
Mixed Media on paper, wood and glass, various sizes

The Marriage Tree – on Wassaw Island, Georgia – was so-named by the family who've vacationed there since the late-nineteenth century. It consists of a Bay and a Palm fused at their roots. It's difficult to discern the individual attributes of each trunk, so entangled are they; but above, the Bay is fully a Bay, the Palm fully a Palm. The Bay is dense and wide while the spare Palm thrusts straight up and through.

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