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"Ginkgo"

Caitlin Ono

"Ginkgo"

$ 25.00

Arboretum
– An Exhibition About Botany, Genetics, Enchanted Forests, and Designed Garden Spaces –




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Caitlin Ono
California

Ginkgo
Materials: Archival Art Print
11" x 17" (Unframed)

About this work:

Ginkgo bilboa, or the maiden hair tree, is a living fossil. It is the only existing species in its division of Ginkgophyta, and some specimens have been recorded to live over a thousand years. They are revered for their tenacity and strength--six gingko trees somehow even managed to survive the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

German poet Goethe composed a poem about the ginkgo, yearning for a lady love. In it, he speculates about the split nature of the leaves and wonders if the leaves are to be viewed as one being divided in two or as two beings united as one.

My piece combines symbols of longevity, cranes and ginkgo trees, with the fleeting feeling of a memory.

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Purchasing Limited Edition Prints:

All prints are made per order on archival, premium matte paper with archival inks. Prints will be individually wrapped in a poly bag and shipped in a rigid cardboard tube within one week of your purchase. For national orders, you can expect your purchased print(s) within 10 days of purchase, while international shipping will vary. **We are a small team and are only able to fill orders on Wednesdays and Fridays. As soon as your package has filled, you will receive an email confirmation and tracking number. There may be short processing period between packaging and shipping. We are not responsible for stolen, damaged, or unclaimed packages. 



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