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A heavily illustrated history of herbaria from one of the world's foremost experts. Since the 1500s, scientists have documented the plants and fungi that grow around them. organizing the specimens into collections. Know as herbaria, these archives helped give rise to botany as its own scientific endeavor. Thiers explores how herbaria emerged and have changed over time. She explains how recent innovations that allow us to see things on both the molecular...
The New York Botanical Garden
Dale Chihuly is known worldwide as one of the most daring and innovative artists of his time. For decades, he has expanded the possibilities of--and subverted expectations about--the medium of glass, the role of glass artists in the art world, and the range of venues in which their art can be shown. In 2017, The New York Botanical Garden hosted the first garden exhibition of Chihuly's work in New York in over a decade. Dramatic vistas throughout NYBG's...