Roxy Paine’s Steel Sculpture Ferment to be Installed in Kansas City Sculpture Park

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KANSAS CITY, MO.- A 56-foot stainless steel sculpture of a tree by internationally acclaimed artist Roxy Paine will be permanently installed in the Kansas City Sculpture Park at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, beginning in early April. The tree was commissioned by Martin Friedman, Hall Family Foundation consultant for the Museum’s Sculpture Park for 20 years, and was funded by the foundation. Ferment was constructed at Paine’s studio in Treadwell, NY and will be transported to the Museum. The sculpture will be installed at the site over a period of two weeks. “This tree will bear fruit for future generations of artists,” said Julián Zugazagoitia, CEO & Director of the Nelson-Atkins. “It celebrates Kansas City as an incubator for young artists. Roxy Paine spent an