Sunday, February 9, 2014

Tree Tunnel, Belgium.

Tree Tunnel, Belgium.

A tree tunnel is a road, lane or track where the trees on each side form a more or less continuous canopy overhead, giving the effect of a tunnel.
The effect may be achieved in a formal avenue lined with trees or in a more rural setting with randomly placed trees on each side of the route. It can create a beautiful setting.
The British artist David Hockney has painted tree tunnels as a theme, as especially illustrated at a 2012 solo exhibition of his work at the Royal Academy in London, England. The English landscape artist Nick Schlee has used a tree tunnel as subject matter.



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