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L'Arbre Empathique

Boulevard des Francais Libres | Boulevard des Français Libres, 29200, Brest, France
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Failed project

L’arbre empathique’ (the empathic tree) is a weird 12 metres high metal tree sculpture at the foot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trainbleu
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Brussels
It grows on you!

Initial scepticism about a sculpted steel tree next to a traditional dockyard gave way to... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
TimDiggle
,
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Failed project”
21 May 2017
“It grows on you!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Boulevard des Francais Libres | Boulevard des Français Libres, 29200, Brest, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

L’arbre empathique’ (the empathic tree) is a weird 12 metres high metal tree sculpture at the foot of the Recouvrance lift-bridge, on the Siam-side. Catalan architect Enric Ruiz Geli (2013) intended the structure to be colonised by vegetation and birds but nothing much seems to...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Initial scepticism about a sculpted steel tree next to a traditional dockyard gave way to admiration as time rolled by. The work includes numerous planting holes to allow planting to take place and I imagine that later in the season it could look terrific. Even...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Art is subjective, right? Well I don't mean to be offensive, but this thing is not artistic to me, it looks like a student project - and not a good one. Don't see the point, don't see the meaning, and certainly don't approve the aesthetics...More

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