Christmas Cheers

Up side down Christmas trees are said to be all the rage in the US this year. Tate Britain in London commissions a Christmas related work of art each year from different artists. Below are pictures of the work commisoned for the 2016 season, an upside down Christmas tree by Iranian artist Shiraze HoushiaryTate Britain London, upside down Christmas tree 2016 by Iranian artist Shirazeh HoushiaryTate Britain London, upside down Christmas tree 2016 by Iranian artist Shirazeh Houshiary.

A look from above at the Tate 2016 commissioned tree.

A look from above at the Tate 2016 commissioned tree. Here is a link to this years commission.

A snow globe with a Christmas tree scene under the Eiffel tower in Paris 2014.
A snow globe with a Christmas tree scene under the Eiffel tower in Paris 2014.
Closer look at the 2014 Eiffel tower snow globe.
Closer look at the 2014 Eiffel tower snow globe.
The Christmas tree that is donated to the City of London each year by the country of Norway as a thank you for their support during WWII. This one is from 2013.
This Christmas tree in London’s Trafalgar Square is donated to the City of London each year by the country of Norway as a thank you for their support during WWII. This one is from 2013.
A plaque that shows where the tree is from.
A plaque that shows where the tree is from.
Another London favorite, Carnaby Street Christmas decorations, this is from 2016.
Another London favorite, Carnaby Street Christmas decorations, this is from 2016.
Boots drugstore on Oxford Street in London during Christmas 2016.
Boots drugstore on Oxford Street in London during Christmas 2016.
Another London tree at St James's Place.
Another London tree at St James’s Place.
The beautiful Covent Garden Reindeer from 2014, another London favorite.
The beautiful Covent Garden Reindeer from 2014, another London favorite.

And, to end the Christmas parade: Here is our little feathered friend from Hyde Park to sing bye – bye for now.

A colorful little bird from London's Hyde Park.
A colorful little bird from London’s Hyde Park.
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