The Power of the Flower

Title:
Flower: Exploring the World in Bloom

Author:
Various editors

Publisher:
Phaidon

From its beautifully embossed cover to its stunning photography, Flower takes readers on a journey across continents and cultures to discover the ways in which artists and image-makers have employed floral motifs throughout history. Spanning a wide range of styles and media – from art, botanical illustrations and sculptures to floral arrangements, film stills and textiles – it includes works by a diverse range of artists, including Cecil Beaton, David Hockney, Leonardo da Vinci, Robert Mapplethorpe, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, William Morris, Georgia O’Keeffe and David Hockney.