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Elements of "Graft" arrive from Treadwell, New York, on three flatbed trucks in the early morning hours of October 26. Photo by Sheila Griffin.

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Roxy Paine's crew prepares "Graft" to be hoisted by a crane and lowered onto its cement pad. Photo by Sheila Griffin.

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Roxy Paine directs the positioning of his sculpture in the Sculpture Garden. Photo by Rob Shelley.

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Ben Jones (center), studio manager, helps to fit the two largest elements of "Graft," while artist Roxy Paine (left), prepares to weld the segments together.
Photo by Sheila Griffin.

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Roxy Paine (left) fits together two large components of his sculpture "Graft."
Photo by Rob Shelley.

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The artist welds together components of "Graft" in the Sculpture Garden.
Photo by Rob Shelley.

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Roxy Paine.
Photo by Rob Shelley.

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Paine dries off an element of "Graft" before it is hoisted by crane to be welded onto the main trunk.
Photo by Sheila Griffin.

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A component of "Graft" is hoisted by crane to be welded onto the base of the sculpture. Photo by Sheila Griffin.

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Paine overseeing the installation of "Graft." Photo by Rob Shelley.

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A component of "Graft" is hoisted by crane to be welded onto the base of the sculpture. Photo by Sheila Griffin.

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The artist's crew at work assembling Roxy Paine's "Graft." Photo by Sheila Griffin.

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Roxy Paine (right) and one of his crew members position elements of "Graft." Photo by Rob Shelley.

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Paine's maquette, in the foreground, was used by the artist as a guide for the sculpture's installation. Photo by Rob Shelley.

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Roxy Paine's crew at work installing "Graft" in the Sculpture Garden. Photo by Sheila Griffin.

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Photo by Lee Ewing

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