John Grade: Middle Fork


Seattle Art Museum Downtown


John Grade's gigantic sculpture Middle Fork is shaped like a tree and made from bits of old-growth cedar. It also grows like a tree—it was originally 40 feet long, and, by the time it was installed in the Brotman Forum at SAM, became more than 80 feet long. Like a broken mug with sentimental value pieced together with glue, Grade will repair something important that we've lost.

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Seattle Art Museum

1300 First Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Hours: Wed-Mon

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