Tree Spirit

While out walking one day I saw this face placed into a tree. It made me wonder, who put the face there? Why did they do this? It seems to have a kind of mysterious air about it. But what could it mean?
What do you think?
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5 Responses to “Tree Spirit”

  1. March 28, 2008 at 4:37 pm

    it’s a good example of random street art. i used to live in a neighborhood where someone painted all the fire hydrants in creative ways…..and covered street poles with weird sculptures.

  2. March 29, 2008 at 12:24 pm

    Gorgeous and somehow ‘animated’ in its being made upon a living thing.





    Nearly timeless.

  3. March 30, 2008 at 12:05 am

    What a beautiful find. And a fabulous commentary. A thank you from London.

  4. April 1, 2008 at 3:10 pm

    Nice tree. It’s interesting that humans tend to see faces everywhere – the moon, Jesus on a potato chip, Virgin Mary in a tomato patch. Even this tree – if you really stare at the tree, you can almost pick out the image of a person – eyes, nose, mouth, and look really closely – it appears that there is a beard. Amazing. You could sell that tree on ebay. Have you cut it down yet?


  5. 5 tychy
    April 6, 2008 at 2:46 am

    there’s a band called the fiery furnaces and they had a song out called… um?… “Ex-Guru” (?) and, but here’s the thing, the video for this song (which is surely on youtube) featured this trippy scene where it shows shot after shot of these faces on trees, and if you enjoyed the above tree spirit photograph then your logical destination is that video.

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