Laramie, Wyoming: Big Twig Head

Open-mouthed 13.5-foot-high head -- vaguely resembling Lon Chaney Jr's wolf man -- is made from cottonwood bark. The artist describes the head as "giving a voice to nature" and "will eventually dissolve and return to the earth."

Address:
575 Snowy Range Rd, Laramie, WY
Directions:
West edge of the city, at the corner of Snowy Range Rd and Clark St.
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Exhaling Dissolution.

Big Twig Head

13.5-foot-high head is made from cottonwood bark.

[Nettie, 08/04/2022]

"Exhaling Dissolution" was built of cottonwood bark gathered from fallen trees destroyed in a storm. Artist Sarah Deppe said that the head is "giving a voice to nature" and (like most bark and twig outdoor sculptures) "will eventually dissolve and return to the earth."


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