Far From The Internet, These Big, Benevolent Trolls Lure Humans To Nature #ArtTuesday

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Careful where you tromp this summer. Deep in the Maine forrests there are trolls. Great work by Thomas Dambo and write up via NPR:

Troll-hunter alert in Boothbay, Maine: This summer, five ginormous monsters are taking up residence at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, courtesy of artist Thomas Dambo. These gentle giants are the newest additions to his tribe of dozens of trolls now inhabiting mountains, forests and parks around the world, from China to Puerto Rico. Think Where the Wild Things Are meets “Three Billy Goats Gruff” — the 15- to 30-foot-high sculptures made out of scrap wood have earned Dambo the title “one of the most prominent recycle artists in the world.”

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Read more! And check out Coastal Maine’s Guardian of the Seeds


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