The Memory of Trees
American Art Collector|October - November 2020
Among Gilbert Gorski’s accomplishments as an architect is the Oceanarium at the John Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.
GILBERT GORSKI

Today, he devotes himself to painting and to walking and biking through a nearby forest preserve in western Pennsylvania. In both careers, he has worked to create an emotional response in the viewer.

“As an architect,” he says, “I was interested in the nature of man-made space. Woods and forests serve as a vehicle for exploring the patterns and infinite labyrinth of nature-made space. In the forest, there is no perspective and no straight lines.”

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