25 Artists Celebrate the Tree

25 Artists Celebrate the Tree

Posted by Howard Flax on 23rd Apr 2021

In recognition of Earth Day, we share this collection of art that has a common theme, the tree. Artists such as Monet, O’Keefe, Escher, Hokusai and others help us reflect upon the form, beauty and significance of the tree. Whether symbolized as the Tree of Life, as done so by Haring and Klimt, reflected in a puddle or assembled in abstract form, these artists interpret the tree with their own personal and spiritual values.

Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt, The Tree of Life

Odilon Redon

Odilon Redon, Tree Against a Yellow Background

Emily Carr

Emily Carr, Cathedral

Jan Wijnants

Jan Wijnants, Study of a Tree

A.J. Casson

A.J. Casson, White Pine

Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein, Rainforest

M.C. Escher

M.C. Escher, Puddle

Paul Ranson

Paul Ranson, Apple Tree with Red Fruit

van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh, Mulberry Tree

Georgia O'Keefe

Georgia O'Keefe, The Lawrence Tree

Keith Haring

Keith Haring, Tree of Life

Tom Thomson

Tom Thomson, In the Northland

Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse, Plain Tree

Claude Monet

Claude Monet, The Bodmer Oak, Fontainebleu Forest

Katsushika Hokusai

Katsushika Hokusai, Boy on Mt. Fuji

Andre Derain

Andre Derain, The Grove

Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele, Four Trees

Piet Mondrian

Piet Mondrain, Grey Tree

Paul Klee

Paul Klee, Fig Tree

Wenceslaus Hollar

Wenceslaus Hollar, Hollow Tree at Hampstead

Hasui Klawese

Hasui Klawese, Misty Morning

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall, La Branche

Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Friedensreich Hundertwasser, The Blob Grows in the Beloved Gardens

Rene Magritte

Rene Magritte, Le Seize Septembre

Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne, Tree Lined Lane at Chantilly

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