PITTSBURGH, May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens announces Van Gogh in Bloom, opening Sat., May 11. Wander through dramatic recreations of Vincent van Gogh's legendary paintings brought to three-dimensional life through vibrant blooms, majestic trees and hand-crafted props in this breathtaking new show this summer at Phipps.
Inspired by painter Vincent van Gogh - whose landscapes and still-life paintings defined an artistic era and forged a new visual language to connect with the natural world - Van Gogh in Bloom presents captivating reimaginings of "Starry Night," "House at Auvers," "Sunflowers," "Wheat Field with Cypresses," "Self-Portrait with Straw Hat" and more in a spectacular combination of art and nature. This immersive exhibition sets a new level in horticultural design, masterfully creating botanical renderings of the artist's iconic works in vibrant detail that place visitors directly into each stunning scene as van Gogh first captured it, surrounded by colorful blooms, trees, grasses and summertime splendor.
Awe-inspiring by daylight, as well as on Friday nights when Phipps is open until 10 p.m., Van Gogh in Bloom is a masterful, moving exhibition all ages will enjoy.
For tickets and more information, visit phipps.conservatory.org/vangogh.
Founded in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA, located at One Schenley Park in Pittsburgh, PA, is a globally recognized green leader with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse. Encompassing 15 acres including a historic 14-room glasshouse, 23 distinct indoor and outdoor gardens and industry-leading sustainable architecture and operations, Phipps attracts nearly half a million visitors annually from around the world. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
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