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Hey guys! Since Rose accidentally made the video go live too early yesterday (she’s still blaming Aisha) I decided to get her back. THE PINK TREE HAS RETURNED!

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Weighing nearly one ton, The Rose by Jay DeFeo is one of the most complicated works in the Whitney’s collection to install. On February 15, the work was installed at the Whitney Museum as part of the exhibition Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective (opening February 28). The work arrived in New York from California, where the Whitney’s exhibition had finished a successful run at SFMOMA. Photographer Paula Court documented the installation that day from start to finish.

To the most delicate rose in my life. Happy Mother’s Day to you and every mother out there!

Lukas W.

When the night has been too lonely
And the road has been too long
And you think that love is only
For the lucky and the strong

Just remember in the winter
Far beneath the bitter snows
Lies the seed that with the sun’s love
In the spring becomes the rose

 “The Rose,” Bette Midler

Inspired by this lovely piece from Starpuncher.