Public Artwork

Tree Group: Metaphors

Todd Davis, Tree Group : Metaphors, 1992
Vancouver SkyTrain, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Artwork creator(s): 
Davis, Todd
Text author(s): 
Davis, Todd
Installation year: 
Remarks on location: 
Platforms of stations, advertising boxes

Photographic image placed in a billboard

Text of the artwork: 

European Black Alder
Asiatic Bittersweet
(American) White Birch
Japanese Cork Tree

Text theme: 
Classification of tree species
Artwork theme: 
Racial Identification
The Billboard Series Art: Public Art Exhibition, organized by the Active ARTIFACTS Cultural Association (coordinator: Don Murray; commissioners: Melinda Mollineaux and Marianne Nicholson) by BC Transit Vancouver Regional Transit System. Box Subsequent Event Artropolis 93 (1993) in Vancouver.

January 9 to July 8, 1992
Event date(s): 

The Billboard Art Series

Ballerone, J. J. (1992).  The Billboard Art Series. Vancouver : Transit, Vancouver Regional Transit System,

Artropolis 93 : Public Art and Art About Public Issues

Kelly, Sue, Lisa Langford, Francesca Lund (1993).  Artropolis 93 : Public Art and Art About Public Issues. Vancouver : A. T. Eight Artropolis Society, p. 168