Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • David Byrne
    born 1952
    born: Dumbarton, Scotland, United Kingdom ; active: United States
  • Arboretum, 2006
  • Not on display
  • EL2009.026
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Trees & Other Ramifications: Branches in Nature & Culture," Mar-2009, Steve Goddard
David Byrne noted in 2005 that these wonderfully playful explorations of tree diagrams started “a few years ago as instructions to myself in a little notebook-
’draw an evolutionary tree on pleasure,’ or ‘draw a Venn diagram about relationships...’”