Roxy Paine

Graft

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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Roxy Paine, Graft, 2008-2009, stainless steel and concrete, Gift of Victoria and Roger Sant, Photo by Lee Ewing, 2009.109.1

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