24 July 2011

Pierre-Joseph Redouté - Belgian botanical painter

I discovered this gorgeous painting "Bouquet of flowers", watercolor on vellum by Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759 - 1840) which inspired me to produce new flower paintings

18 July 2011

Jaume Plensa monumental outdoor works, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

A master of lightness! How privileged I was to show "Cosmic Flowers" with Plensa's illuminated head nearby at St Tropez in 2006: http://www.sudafricana.com/sculp_cosmicgarden_StTropez2006.html

Artist Residency, Crans Montana, Switzerland

Sally Arnold has been invited to a Spring 2012 residency at the beautiful Cite Joie, Crans Montana in French speaking Switzerland. It will be a wonderful opportunity to study indigenous Swiss mountain flowers...