Brazilian landscape designer Burle Marx married the formal innovations of European modernism with the bursting palette of plants native to Brazil.
Immerse yourself in lush gardens, vibrant art, and the sights and sounds of Brazil. On view through September 29, 2019.
Artists are embracing the holiday spirit, from a train show to a Kwanzaa festival.
The New York Botanical Garden has planted a “Hawai’ian Paradise Garden” as part of an exhibition chronicling O’Keeffe’s 1939 trip to Hawai’i to make art for a pineapple company’s advertising campaign.
The 2017 Bergdorf Goodman holiday windows celebrate the American Museum of Natural History, New-York Historical Society, New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and other local cultural institutions.
Chihuly may be a nature sculptor but his shiny maximalist aesthetic is far from naturalistic.
Botanists François-André Michaux and Thomas Nuttall documented every known tree in North America. A new book compiles over 270 plates from their original publication.
The New York Botanical Garden is home to the world’s second-largest herbarium, a vital archive in an era of vanishing botanical collections.
As artists like Georges Seurat and Claude Monet were capturing the refinement of European gardens in quick brushstrokes, so did American Impressionists like Childe Hassam and William Merritt Chase turn to the cultivated landscapes around them for inspiration.
Something rotten is preparing to bloom in the Bronx: one of the world’s largest flowers that smells like death.
“That’s the home she grew up in with her family, and that’s the home she returned to at the end of her life. It was a wonderful oasis of all things Mexican: color, nature, food. There’s a vitality about the space.”
Plants and flowers appeared throughout Frida Kahlo’s paintings, and although interpreting her art regularly evokes her biography of illness, injury, pain, and tumultuous love, the first exhibition to examine her work from a botanical perspective opens this week at a garden.