Note: All submitted events must be approved before they appear in the calendar.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Porcelain Flowers of Vladimir Kanevsky

June 1 @ 8:00 am - September 5 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0

Through September 5, 2021

“There is everything in flowers—history, drama, structure, beauty, and fragrance,” contemporary artist Vladimir Kanevsky has said. Kanevsky’s remarkable porcelain sculptures spring to life throughout Hillwood’s mansion, inspired by flowers grown in Marjorie Merriweather Post’s gardens. Post surrounded herself with flowers, creating impressive gardens at her homes and filling the houses with beautiful arrangements. Kanevsky’s pieces take the place of these live arrangements, with porcelain blooms that rival even those of nature. With a passion for 18th-century models that elevated porcelain flowers to an art form, Kanevsky has created a modern interpretation of this antique discipline, one that melds perfectly with Post’s fabulous collection of outstanding and superbly crafted objects. Surround yourself with beauty as some thirty pieces burst into bloom, and enjoy a garden of everlasting botanicals set within the home of Post’s enchanting collection.

Included in suggested donation.

www.HillwoodMuseum.org 

Details

Start:
June 1 @ 8:00 am UTC+0
End:
September 5 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, , ,
View Event Website

Organizer

Hillwood Museum
View Organizer Website

Venue

Hillwood Museum
4155 Linnean Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
+ Google Map
View Venue Website
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap