Sam Van Aken Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial is a "call to action" against climate change

Dezeen May 15, 2019

Contemporary artist Sam Van Aken has planted a hybrid tree in the museum's garden that is set to grow with 40 different varieties of fruit by summer. Called the Tree of 40 fruit, it forms part of Aken's ongoing series of the same name, which aims to preserve varieties of fruit that are becoming less common.

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