dendroid

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dendroid

[′den‚drȯid]
(biology)
Branched or treelike in form.
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1966) is an exciting artist who creates sculptures that he calls "Dendroids." The term "dendroid" means something resembling a tree in form.
In central Estonia, the lower submesocycle of Mesocycle I is represented by the Jarva-Jaani Beds of the Nurmekund Formation and consists mainly of pure, wavy-bedded to nodular, micritic limestone almost devoid of benthic shelly fossils and bioclasts, but with specific, brown organic detritus of "dendroids" Leveillites and Rhadinograptus at slightly kerogenous, marly bedding planes (Kaljo 1970).
Distillation, 2010, the centerpiece of this show, belonged to Roxy Paine's "Dendroid" series, begun in 1998, which New Yorkers may best remember for Maelstrom, the elaborate work with which he filled the rooftop sculpture garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2009.