GardenNews.biz - Jan 15,2017 - NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN COMING EVENTS
Redouté to Warhol: Bunny Mellon’s Botanical Art
THRU-February 12, 2017
Redouté to Warhol
See Masterworks from Oak Spring Garden Foundation
LuEsther T. Mertz Library Art Gallery
This exhibition in the LuEsther T. Mertz Library’s Art Gallery—presented in partnership with the Oak Spring Garden Foundation—features masterworks of the botanical art collection belonging to the late Rachel Lambert (“Bunny”) Mellon. Curated by Dr. Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi, Susan Fraser, and Tony Willis, the exhibition comprises nearly 80 important works of art ranging from rare watercolors by renowned botanical artists such as Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues and Pierre-Joseph Redouté to 20th-century paintings by Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol.
Celebrating NYBG: 125 Years
Through Feb. 19, 2017
Photographs by Larry Lederman
In Ross Gallery
For more than 13 years, Larry Lederman, photographer and member of NYBG's Board of Advisors, has been observing and photographing the Garden in all seasons and at all times of day. The captivating new photographs on view during this exhibition convey his unique artistic vision and the unparalleled natural beauty of NYBG at its most splendid. These images are a tribute to the Garden's history and a prologue to its exciting future.
Lederman's views of the magnificent gardens, diverse collections, and landmark Enid A. Haupt Conservatory feature many of the stunning vistas to be found across the Garden's 250 acres. His work captures the ethereal wonder of the trees, plants, and flowers throughout the year.