Art in the Garden : Manolo Valdes

There was an unexpected pleasure added to my visit to NYBG last week – the monumental, garden inspired sculptures of Mario Valdes.  They were supposed to be gone by then and weren’t, so I was thrilled to see them.  Here’s why.  For me, these heads (created specifically for this exhibit) surrounded and sometimes engulfed with leaves, butterflies and garden elements perfectly symbolized exactly what goes on in mine sometimes. Whether that was the artists intent or not it was totally delightful to see them. Enjoy.

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About Susan aka Miss. R

Professional landscape designer, lover of the land and all things design.
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2 Responses to Art in the Garden : Manolo Valdes

  1. Beautiful photos Susan. Keep your head clear and gardens growing

  2. Susan aka Miss. R says:

    Thanks! I really was delighted by these…Butterflies is 50′ long to give you an example of their size!

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