A new exhibition inside the New York Botanical Garden’s landmark Haupt Conservatory features vultures among the flowers and plants. They’re not real vultures, but high-density, glitter-encrusted foam ones from artist Ebony G. Patterson.
The exhibition, “” features sculptural and horticultural installations. It’s the finished product from Patterson’s residency at the garden.
“[The vultures] really are responsible for cleaning and ensuring the health of our ecosystem, so I think she is drawing attention to, maybe, some of the unseen work that’s done and should be better appreciated in our world and in the world of nature,” said Jennifer Bernstein, president and CEO of the New York Botanical Garden.
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