Shigeo Toya 1995
“Pain accompanies anger. The Thunder-god in pain makes a wry face. Pain is transmitted to the tree in a fusion with the thunder-god. The allegorical tree is full of death and yet beautiful. The tree that is handed down in stories. A signpost that leads to the other end of the door.”
Now less tall than it once was as a section has tumbled from the top. Perhaps the God of Thunder attracted lightning.
Other works by Shigeo Toya at Grizedale include The Underground Tree (1997)