Peter Fischer, Brigitt Bürgi (Ed.)
Zentrum Paul Klee & Snoeck, 2015
Zentrum Paul Klee director Peter Fischer and artist Brigitt Bürgi have gathered almost 100 works for this exhibition on the tree as subject and symbol in art. The catalog includes individual sections devoted to each artist including color reproductions of each work, an artist s statement on the subject and a brief biography. Fischer’s introductory essay explores the tree as motif and symbol, the nature/culture dichotomy and the tree as an imaginary world as well as the embodiment of the actual world. Works by Carlos Amorales, Louise Bourgeois, Peter Doig, Berlinde De Bruyckere, Valérie Favre, Rodney Graham, Katie Holten, Forest Law, William Kentridge, Anselm Kiefer, Paul Klee, Ndary Lo, Paul McCarthy, Ana Mendieta, Shirin Neshat, Jill Orr, Pipilotti Rist, Ugo Rondinone, Wolfgang Tillmans, Su-Mei Tse and Shinji Turner-Yamamoto among many others make this publication a rich visual compendium on the topic.