Botanical Art Worldwide - Floras new masters
19 May - 22 July 2018
Opening: 18. May, 7 pm Worldwide Day of Botanical Art
For the first time, botanical artists from 25 countries have joined together to connect people to plants through botanical art. The exhibition of native plants of Germany and Austria includes works by 26 botanical artists who submitted to an open competition. The selected works show plants native to the North Sea, herbage of meadows and fields as well as vegetation of forests and the variegated flora of the Alps. A digital slide show offers an impression of all participating countries‘ exhibitions. The show will be accompanied by a presentation of international artists of the gallery.
Parallel to this contemporary exhibition, there will be a presentation of historical notabilities of this genre shown in the museum WeinKulturGaden in Thüngersheim. Kunstkabinett Strehler, art dealers from Sindelfingen, will present original copperplate-engravings and watercolors by Maria Sibylla Merian, Georg Hoefnagel, of the “Hortus Eystettensis” and other masters of art history. Gallery hours Saturday and Sunday 1 pm – 6 pm.
Between exhibition times gallery visits can be arranged. Please call for an appointment.
Saturday - Sunday and on holidays 1.00 - 6.00 pm
Forum Botanische Kunst
Obere Hauptstraße 18
Phone 00 49 (0) 93 64 - 81 36 33