Maya Lin, Ghost Forest

Installed in Madison Square Park, these skeletal trees express the devastation of climate change.

Maya Lin, Ghost Forest, 2021 (Madison Square Park, New York City), forty-nine Atlantic white cedar trees, 40–45 feet high, variable. © Maya Lin

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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Maya Lin, Ghost Forest," in Smarthistory, October 17, 2023, accessed May 24, 2024,