American Wilderness: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, No.3

Artwork
Medium:
Photographic Print
Date:
1980
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 14" Width: 11"
Description:
A black and white photo of plants on the right side of a path along a building. The plants are tall and leafy and there is a chain link fence in the distance that is tall and connects to the building on the left. There is barbed wire at the top.
Historical Context:
“Plant life will grow wherever roots can find soil. Weeds are the perfect example. They grow where we don't want them and we take measures to keep them away. Plants, even when controlled and arranged in domesticated landscapes have a beauty, tenacity, wildness, and humor that is evident throughout the four season. These photographs are of gardens in Newburyport and West Newbury, Massachusetts.” – Douglas R. Gilbert