Images: Giant trolls invade the Morton Arboretum in Lisle

 
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Posted6/21/2018 1:00 AM
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The "Troll Hunt" exhibit by Danish artist Thomas Dambo opens Friday at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle with the official unveiling of six giant wooden sculptures.

Joe the Guardian looks over I-88, part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Joe the Guardian looks over I-88, part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Joe the Guardian watches over the tollway. The Troll Hunt by artist-in-residence Thomas Dambo, will open June 22 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Joe the Guardian watches over the tollway. The Troll Hunt by artist-in-residence Thomas Dambo, will open June 22 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Little Arturs lays down in the meadow. The Troll Hunt by artist-in-residence Thomas Dambo, will open June 22 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Little Arturs lays down in the meadow. The Troll Hunt by artist-in-residence Thomas Dambo, will open June 22 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Thomas Dambo of Denmark is building troll sculptures around Morton Arboretum. The exhibit will open June 21.
  Thomas Dambo of Denmark is building troll sculptures around Morton Arboretum. The exhibit will open June 21.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Rocky Bardur guards the parking lot. The Troll Hunt by artist-in-residence Thomas Dambo, will open June 22 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Rocky Bardur guards the parking lot. The Troll Hunt by artist-in-residence Thomas Dambo, will open June 22 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Steve Pokrajac of Indiana, takes his grandsons Jacques Biset, left and Julian Biset, both 4, of Glen Ellyn to see Rocky Bardur, part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Steve Pokrajac of Indiana, takes his grandsons Jacques Biset, left and Julian Biset, both 4, of Glen Ellyn to see Rocky Bardur, part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
"It's beautiful", said Pam Titzer of La Grange. "The craftsmanship is extraordinary", she said of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  "It's beautiful", said Pam Titzer of La Grange. "The craftsmanship is extraordinary", she said of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Kettman Whitfield, 7, of Downers Grove, crawls out of the mouth of troll called Little Arturs, part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Kettman Whitfield, 7, of Downers Grove, crawls out of the mouth of troll called Little Arturs, part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
The Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, opens June 22.
  The Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, opens June 22.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Niels Bragger part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Niels Bragger part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
One troll lying in the meadow, is suitable for climbing. The Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, opens June 22.
  One troll lying in the meadow, is suitable for climbing. The Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, opens June 22.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Artist Thomas Dambo, left, works with his crew on the secret hideout, part of Troll Hunt, at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Artist Thomas Dambo, left, works with his crew on the secret hideout, part of Troll Hunt, at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Rocky Bardur, part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Rocky Bardur, part of the Troll Hunt by artist Thomas Dambo at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Little Arturs peeks out from behind a tree in the woods. The Troll Hunt by artist-in-residence Thomas Dambo, will open June 22 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Little Arturs peeks out from behind a tree in the woods. The Troll Hunt by artist-in-residence Thomas Dambo, will open June 22 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Joe the Guardian watches over the tollway. The Troll Hunt by artist-in-residence Thomas Dambo, will open June 22 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Joe the Guardian watches over the tollway. The Troll Hunt by artist-in-residence Thomas Dambo, will open June 22 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
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