If a Tree Stands in the Garden, Will You See It? Joseph Wheelwright’s Tree Figures in Katonah


KATONAH, NY.- Nothing says summer like a leisurely afternoon in the garden. The Katonah Museum of Art’s provides the perfect outdoor spot to eat lunch or escape for some peaceful moments beneath the magnificent 100-year-old Norway Spruce trees that stand sentry over the Sculpture Garden. On June 5, things got even more interesting as five of Joseph Wheelwright’s giant anthropomorphic “Tree Figures” were introduced into the Garden and the South Lawn. The Sculpture Garden is open during regular Museum hours, Tuesday – Saturday, from 10am-5pm, and Sundays from 12-5pm. The Katonah Museum of Art is located at 134 Jay Street/Route 22 in Katonah. Joseph Wheelwright’s tree figures are a reflection of his reverence for nature and personal desire to collaborate with it. Wheelwright carefully