Marder’s Exotic Trees

Dimensions274 cm x 173 cm x 165 cm
Materials Deep carved laminated glass, bronze, granite
Collection Susan and Louis Meisel Outdoor Sculpture Garden, Sagaponack, Long Island, New York

Marder’s Trees was commissioned for the entrance to the exotic tree garden on the property of Susan and Louis Meisel in Sagaponic Long Island, New York. It represents Charlie Marder the owner of a nursery in the area planting a weeping elm tree.

The glass part of the sculpture has a below ground shock absorbing system that was developed to withstand mild earthquakes and high winds.