Giverny

Meditations: The Photographs of Paul Clemence An Exhibition at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden Photos by Paul Clemence/ Text by Mitchell Snow One branch of our ideas about the art of the modern garden can be traced back to early eighteenth century Japan, when its rulers began crafting carefully created

By Bobbie Leigh Claude Monet always said that if he had not been a painter, he would have been a botanist.  But it was only at the turn of the century  when he became  one of the wealthiest artists in France could he combine his love of painting with plants. 

By Everett Potter The New York Botanical Garden’s current exhibit, “Monet’s Garden,” is a sharp-eyed take on the painter Claude Monet’’s gardens in Giverny, France. Less slavish recreation than savvy re-imagining, it was clearly put together with the care that this institution seems to bestow on everything it does. I