✯ Carved Tree Root Face ~ A face carved from the wood of an upended tree root ball on the side of Yucca Mesa Road north of Yucca Valley, California ✯
“The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.” ― William Blake
Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira’s incredible installations look like giant overgrown tumors or roots that are slowly taking over the spaces they inhabit breaking through doors, walls, floors, and ceilings. Created out of splintered and discarded plywood Oliveira’s creations look like three dimensional wooden patchwork quilts that are taking over every nook and cranny they can, never stopping to ask for permission or directions.(via collabcubed)
Henrique Oliveira is a Brazilian artist known for working with salvaged wood which he peels and used to create these incredible installations. The texture of the wood is reminiscent of the strokes of a paint brush or the folds of human fat, giving some eerie, living feeling to his installations.