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Friday, September 6, 2013

With ‘ice cubes,’ twisted shrubs and nudes, an artist makes a garden

A concrete crow presides over the little courtyard garden where McDonnell grows a fig tree, maples, hydrangeas and hellebores in pots. One of his stainless-steel pieces hangs next to the doors of his art studio.