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Frida Kahlo’s Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

An international symbol of Mexican culture and feminist identity, Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is best remembered for her surrealist portraits and still life paintings that explore themes of loss and renewal. 955 more words

NYBG Wine Weekend

I’m nowhere near a wine connoisseur, but I certainly do enjoy drinking it – unrefined palate and all. So when I heard that the New York Botanical Garden was having a wine tasting weekend, I made sure my schedule was clear. 108 more words

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Frida Kahlo: New York

Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life
New York Botanical Garden
16 May – 1 November 2015

Focuses on 14 of Kahlo’s late-career floral still-lifes and features a series of plantings inspired by her garden at the Casa Azul in Mexico City.


Garden antiques can add depth, flair to any garden

NEW YORK – In a leafy corner of the Bronx, water bubbles gently in an enormous, cornflower-blue ceramic fish pond from China, home to meandering goldfish. 760 more words



The newness of a fresh magnolia.  Photographed at the New York Botanical Garden, The Bronx, New York, April 25, 2015. Higher resolution versions of this photo can be viewed at  18 more words


Bronx Neo-Renaissance, Part II

This view of the entrance to the Mertz Library at the New York Botanical Garden highlights the Beaux-Arts detail of the building’s facade and its “Fountain of Life” sculpture. 35 more words


Incredible Strength

“When you see incredible strength,
know that it rests on unspeakable fragility.”
Robyna May

Nati Art Photography