Equalled perhaps only by the human figure, trees, and their distinctive patterns of branch, bark, leaf and root, have offered arresting subjects for photographers across the centuries. Surveying aesthetics, intent and approach,Into the Woods: Trees in Photographyexplores the arboreal motif throughout the medium’s history.
The V&A Photography Library is an introductory series designed to explore the diverse art of photography through the expansive archives of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the world’s leading museum of art and design.
About the Author
Martin Barnes is Senior Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum.