Josephine Halvorson

Measure (Tree)

2016
288 x 24 x 5 inches
Acrylic on wood
Courtesy the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

Born 1981, Brewster, Massachusetts
Currently Professor of Art and Chair of Graduate Studies in Painting at Boston University

Measure (Tree) is one in a series of three site-specific painted sculptures that Halvorson created in 2016 for the Storm King Art Center in upstate New York. Intrigued by the subjective nature of perception and scale, she created three different types of rulers intended to aid viewers in gauging their relationship to the environment. More info...