Natural settings, floral arrangements, and gardens have served as subject matter of some of the world’s greatest paintings, prints and sculpture. At the 2014 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, “ARTiculture,” on March 1 to 9, floral and garden designers will take their inspiration from art found in the nation’s leading museums for horticultural exhibits that will transform the Pennsylvania Convention Center into a 10-acre living canvas. This fusion of art and horticulture will span world cultures and art history.
The exhibit being created by the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) for the Flower Show will take its inspiration from an extraordinary exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, “Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910,” the first full-scale survey in the U.S. of this celebrated period in Korean history.
The AIFD team led by Ron Mulray, of Philadelphia, will focus