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This is an interesting ‘steal’ – from one artist to another. I recently read a quote from Picasso – artists steal – others imitate. This is pretty surreal – I’d like to see it – the point is to step back. We all should step back to see our art.

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Philip Haas, Four Seasons at New York Botanical Gardens, Sculpture. arcimboldoPhilip Haas, Four Seasons at New York Botanical Gardens, Sculpture. arcimboldoPhilip Haas, Four Seasons at New York Botanical Gardens, Sculpture. arcimboldoClick to enlarge

If you’ve ever been intrigued by Renaissance painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s monstrous portraits of composite heads made entirely of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other objects, then American artist/director Philip HaasFour Seasons is for you. Haas has reimagined the 16th century painter’s series Four Seasons as four large-scale sculptures standing over 15 feet high, one representing Spring, another Summer, Autumn, and lastly, Winter. The three-dimensional interpretations are created with intricately detailed fiberglass made to look like flowers, bark, vegetables and leaves.

The Four Seasons sculptures have been traveling from London to Phoenix and now, since May and through October, they are at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx.

Photos courtesy of the artist and NY Botanical Garden

Thanks Ramon!

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