See the Extraordinary Orchid Creations of Master Flower Artist Daniel Ost at the New York Botanical Garden

Show of the day: "The Orchid Show" at the New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of
Installation view of "The Orchid Show" courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

“DANIEL OST: THE ORCHID SHOW”

The New York Botanical Garden, through Sunday, April 22

What the Institution Says: “Now in its 16th year, The Orchid Show showcases thousands of dramatically displayed orchids in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory featuring a series of installations crafted by Daniel Ost. Each living sculpture celebrates the complex beauty of these stunning flowers, highlighting individual orchids attached in such a way that each flower and form can be seen and appreciated. One of the world’s leading floral artists, Ost uses flowers as a means of expression. His large-scale artworks have been tailored to the unique environment of the landmark Victorian-style Conservatory, complementing the architecture of the building while creating a transformative, dazzling spectacle of color, form, and texture.”

Why It’s Worth a Look: The internationally respected bloembilder—floral artist—Daniel Ost has transformed the NYBG’s glass-filled conservatory into a tropical tableaux in the middle of the Bronx. Ost’s training in the Japanese practice of floral arrangement is evident in the dynamism and particular elegance of his grid-like installations throughout the gardens.

What It Looks Like: 

Installation view of "The Orchid Show" courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of “The Orchid Show” courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of "The Orchid Show" courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of “The Orchid Show” courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of "The Orchid Show" courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of “The Orchid Show” courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of "The Orchid Show" courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of “The Orchid Show” courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of "The Orchid Show" courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of “The Orchid Show” courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of “The Orchid Show” courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of "The Orchid Show" courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

Installation view of “The Orchid Show” courtesy The New York Botanical Garden.

The Orchid Show is on view through April 22, 2018 at the New York Botanical Garden: 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx.


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