Hawaiian Flowers in the Bronx

Georgia O’Keeffe Visions of Hawaii exhibit

New York Botanical Garden

Georgia O’Keeffe traveled to Hawaii in 1939 on commission from the Hawaiian Pineapple Company (predecessor of Dole).  93 more words


Plans, Interrupted.

Abbreviated time in the city. Pressing concerns here.

There, Central Park

Here, trees in the orchard laden with plums

There, a brilliant and memorable Summer and Smoke with Marin Ireland and Nathan Darrow… 115 more words


teeth of the lion

The largest and most robust dandelions I have seen were in Iceland.  In a country where there is little flora, the common dandelion is everywhere.  The front yard, gardens, public spaces, driveways, … 327 more words


New Georgia O'Keeffe Show Is Full of Hawaii, Fruit and Questions

If you’ve been waiting for the right moment to break out your Aloha shirt for the summer, it’s finally here. At the New York Botanical Garden (N.Y.B.G.), an exhibition featuring the flora of the islands alongside rarely seen works by the OG flower painter Georgia O’Keeffe offers a tropical escape without ever having to leave New York City. 1,132 more words


Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i at New York Botanical Garden, May 19 - October 28, 2018

Photographs by Corrado Serra.

“The New York Botanical Garden’s landmark 2018 exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i, will focus on the iconic artist’s immersion in the Hawaiian Islands in 1939.  397 more words


How I Consciously Stopped to Smell the Flowers This Spring

I’ve always felt that spring passed me by every year, so in an effort to be more mindful and present, I really went out of my way to observe the flowers and nature around me, and there’s no better place to do so than the… 415 more words


The NYBG Orchid Show, 2018

Orchid petal in you I see, a
life worth living and with
you I’ll be. Love don’t come
In pearly light but you smell
and look deeper than my… 1,227 more words

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