Konenkov about spirit of trees
been notes bor- the some- It in the Te- ye and London donÂ« Say* Tree* Have Soul* That trees have souls end that American trees embody spirits diSerent from those inhabiting trees in IÂ»T other part of tie world, is the of Sergei Kcnenkov, greatest of ~Kcss- ian wood carvers, who has arrlred Kew York from Russia, says a to the Cincinnati Enquirer. Konenkor says he found In Central park, since his arrival, a tree that to him the soul of a candle such burned !n the homes of thousands Russians all over the world cntil last midnight in celebration of Russian Easter week. He described it as a little tree, with Its leafy crown flaring in the perfumed sir of spring as a lamp in the Incense-laden atmosphere of a cathedral. Konenkov cannot understand why American sculptors do not express epirits of their trees in wood carvings.