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Art and Scientific Correspondence: Methods, Metaphors, Missives

On May 16th at 3:30 p.m. Brooklyn Botanic Garden's inaugural artist-in-residence program presents a panel exploring the intersection of contemporary art and the history of natural science. Join artists Alexis Rockman and Emilie Clark, whose exhibition My Garden Pets is currently on view in the Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery, and Barbara Gates, Professor of English and Women’s Studies Emerita at the University of Delaware, for a discussion moderated by Cabinet Magazine’s editor in chief, Sina Najafi.

The panel discussion is free with admission to the Garden.

Rebecca Bullene is a former editor at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. She is the proprietor of Greenery NYC, a creative floral and garden design company that specializes in botanical works of art including terrariums, urban oasis gardens, and whimsical floral arrangements.

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Untitled, BBG-9 from My Garden Pets, 2010. Watercolor, ink, and graphite on paper, 18 x 19 in. © 2010 Emilie Clark.