New York-based artist Yuken Teruya used a steady hand and amazing skill to create an intricate tree crafted out of a McDonald’s takeout paper bag in the design titled What Victory Tastes Like / London from his Notice-Forest series.
The artist cuts out shapes of tree branches and leaves on one side of disposable paper bags. Assembling a tree from the cut-out parts, there is a tree standing in a bag. However it seems like the bag is holding the fragile tree inside, it is the strength of the tree that is holding the bag up. When you see it under the natural light, the delicate tree inside the paper bag shows us the strength and the proof of existence of living tree. The each tree has a model. They are the trees that the artist saw in his neighborhood or from where he has traveled. The each bag holds a portrait of a tree inside.