The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY
first solo presentation of Kahlo’s work in New York City in more than 25 years, and the first exhibition to focus exclusively on Kahlo’s intense interest in the botanical world. Featuring more than a dozen original Kahlo paintings and works on paper, this six-month engagement also reimagines the iconic artist’s famed garden and studio at the Casa Azul, her lifelong home in Mexico City.
pictured: Frida Kahlo. Self-Portrait with Monkeys. 1943.
Merry Christmas from all of us at NYBG! We figured it might be nice to take a look at Christmases past, and we found these great archival photographs from 1940. Not a train to be found, though charms abound! Happy holidays from all of us! ~Ann (AR) & Matt (MN)
By Cooke, M. C. (Mordecai Cubitt), 1825- Massee, George, 1850-1917 Publication info; London Williams and Norgate ;1872-1894. BHL Collections: Harvard University Herbarium, Botany Libraries New York Botanical Garden
After 10 years of waiting, the rare plant is finally set to bloom — and release a smell like literal death. When the corpse flower finally blooms, the flowers hidden in its massive outer layer release a heinous death stink that insects love. And the glorious process is being live-streamed now.