This is about the three exhibitions about to close at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at Kew Gardens - and the NEW exhibition which opens on 29th August 2015.
Nature's Bounty: paintings from the Shirley Sherwood Collection
The new exhibition Nature's Bounty: paintings from the Shirley Sherwood Collection will open on 29 August 2015 and continue until 31 January 2016. The Gallery is open every day 10am to 5.30pm except Mondays. From 25 October the exhibition will close at 3.45pm. The price of entry is included with the admission price to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew.
Subject: Fruit and plants from around the world - including paintings of the development of fruit in stages which requires months of periodic observation, waiting for fruit to develop so that every stage can be illustrated.
Scope: Paintings from the Shirley Sherwood Collection plus items illustrating fruit, from Kew’s Library, Art and Archives collections.
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This time I'll be doing the review of the exhibition soon after it opens!
3/8/2015 03:54:12 am
J'ai beaucoup de complicité avec Rosie lorsque je la vois installer ses modèles et que je contemple avec délectation ses planches naturalistes. J'ai moi-même illustré la vie des plantes notamment des arums : un dessin le matin, un autre le soir. La plante évoluant tellement vite que parfois une étude n'est esquissée.
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