Pavilion in the Trees (1992)
Artist Martin Puryear

Voices heard in the program:
Martin Puryear, the artist behind "Pavilion in the Trees," was inspired by his childhood longing for a tree house. He is heard on archival tape courtesy Art 21, Inc. Bob Taylor, a woodworker who specializes in custom millwork, built the canopy for Pavilion in the Trees at Martin Puryear's direction. Michael Auping is the Chief Curator of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas. He contributed to the volume "Martin Puryear," published on the occasion of the artist’s exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Segment Producer: Lu Olkowski

The Association for Public Art (formerly the Fairmount Park Art Association) presents Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO, an interpretive audio program for Philadelphia’s outdoor sculptures. Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO is presented in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the William Penn Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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