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Inspired by the natural world, artist Sasha Prood has illustrated an alphabet by drawing plants that naturally fall into the shapes of the letters. Garden Design interviews Prood about her work and her plant muses.
The first best-selling plant book was published in 1530, launching a new age of botanic study; its success is credited to Hans Weiditz’s accurate and beautiful botanic illustrations.
The landmark work of British botanist Anna Atkins paved the way for a new field of botanic photography.
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Starting today, January 25, artist Will Ryman's 38 giant rose blossoms and 20 oversized rose petals will be installed on Park Ave. in New York. Conceived as a love letter to New York, Ryman's sculptures follow a long tradition of notable art appearing on Park Ave., with past work including pieces by Robert Indiana and Tom Otterness.
Related Topics: Ideas | art | Dramatic
The Hudson Valley Seed Library is looking for artists to be featured on their Art Packs for the next season.
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Commissioned by the city of London to replace a dying sycamore tree, the Traffic Light Tree has 75 signals that bewilder birds and confuse motorists—doing everything but directing traffic. 
Abandoned Christmas trees as art, a CSA of plants to use as dyes, and our style director's terrarium is chosen as Best Home Accessory by Wallpaper* magazine, in today's link roundup.
Pep Ventosa's tree portraits are composed of multiple photographs, shot as he circles the subject. In this slide show, Ventosa tells us a bit more about his series "In the Round - Trees," his painting-like images of trees around the world. 
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