Ancient Olive Tree, AndriakeArtist(s)Marilyn BridgesArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date2004Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)Subject matter
Marilyn Bridges describes the markings and monuments that she photographs from above as “the messages of humankind.” As a pilot and photographer, she documents contemporary landscapes connected to ancient times, which addresses the human relationship to the earth and environment. This photograph depicts an ancient olive tree in Andriake, Turkey. It is large, with roots extending down into a landscape full of rocks. The old trunk is knotted and twisted and its branches fill the top of the frame.Physical Description
This photograph depicts an ancient olive tree surrounded by rocks and a stone wall.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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Olea europaea (species)