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Your Head In The Clouds? Possible With Mushroom Cloud Tree House
For starters, it’s a strange place for kids to be enjoying their
solitude. But as a work of sculpture what Dietrech Wegner has created is
a marvel to behold. A study in balancing lightweight materials with
aesthetic sensibilities, the mushroom cloud tree house is an eccentric
take on a boyhood institution, not to mention a towering display of
Further investigation has revealed that the artist’s message
was to pose a contradiction. We’re not going to delve into the
philosophical underpinnings here or whatever. Bottom line is it’s a nice
sculpture though we’d love to see a lengthier ladder up to its
entrance. The sculptor, of whom little is known,
has inadvertently stoked our enthusiasm for post-nuclear imaginings
along the lines of Fallout 3. We just love that game to bits.
Mr. Wegner’s sculpture has gone viral thru that endlessly entertaining repository of silliness, Reddit where it has garnered a relatively enthusiastic reception.
Dietrich Wegner’s latest creation is currently live and on exhibit at the Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati.