Dorothy's Secret Garden
Dorothy, another daughter of J. Alden Weir, owned Weir Farm for a while. During her ownership she planted a flower garden that became so overgrown that it could barely be seen. They called it the “Secret Garden”. My sculpture is in the shape of a huge skirt or bush. The outside surface is black with subtle colors here and there and a “hairy” surface. It is large enough to walk inside. The inside is lined with 1600 steel ferns and colorful, steel flowers. Therefore, one sees the “secret garden” only after entering it.
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