Maya Lin brings into focus the ravages of climate change with ‘Ghost Forest’

Photo: Andy Romer

As part of its public art commissioning program, Madison Square Park Conservancy recently opened a site-specific installation by Maya Lin that brings into focus the ravages of climate change on woodlands around the world. Ghost
Forest takes the form of a towering grove of spectral cedar trees, all sourced from the region and presented in sharp contrast to the park’s lush tree line. The installation builds on Lin’s practice of addressing species loss, habitat loss, and climate change within her work and serves as a call to action to the thousands of visitors who pass through the park daily.

Image Credit: Maya Lin Studio

Originally planned for summer

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