Ebony G. Patterson Displays on Race and Gender in Main Exhibition at New York Botanical Backyard

The New York Botanical Backyard (NYBG) has introduced the opening of a outstanding exhibition by visible artist Ebony G. Patterson. Titled “…issues come to thrive…within the shedding…within the molting…”, the exhibition is the results of Patterson’s immersive residency on the Backyard, making her the primary visible artist to embed throughout the establishment. Patterson labored instantly with the Backyard’s grounds and collections to create a surprising assortment of sculptures, installations, and interventions with dwelling crops.

The exhibition explores the idea of transitional states, specializing in molting, shedding, and decay as processes that reveal therapeutic, regeneration, and sweetness. It presents a visually luxurious expertise whereas additionally offering societal critique, delving into the intricate interaction of the pure world and its connections to race, gender, and colonialism.

Patterson’s signature model of lavishly detailed combined media installations is showcased all through the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, NYBG’s panorama, and galleries. Guests will encounter breathtaking shows that includes unique flora, together with a monumental peacock sculpture and shimmering vultures adorned with glitter.

Via her work, Patterson invitations contemplation on private relationships with gardens and the pure world, whereas exploring complicated themes of race, gender, and colonialism. This exhibition presents a novel alternative to witness the transformative energy of considered one of as we speak’s most enjoyable up to date artists throughout the enchanting backdrop of NYBG.

The exhibition runs till September 17, and tickets and additional data could be discovered on the NYBG’s web site.

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New York Botanical Backyard
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458