FLOWERS: ART & BOUQUETS
Whether it's a delicate bud in a vase or a colorful bouquet, a flower composition accentuates an atmosphere and brightens the mood like nothing else.
The beauty of flowers has inspired artists, designers, and poets for centuries.
17th century Dutch masters and impressionist painters from Manet to Van Gogh, photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, botanical illustrator Georg Dionysius Ehret, even the inimitable Andy Warhol have used flowers to produce some of his best and renowned works.
Writer Sixtine Dubly chronicles the evolution of floral design, through images and floral interpretations across a spectrum of art media, complementing it with the impressive work of forty contemporary floral artists in London, Paris, and New York.
Texts in English.