ART
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The Flowers of the Past are the Gardens of the Future, 2010
Artworks: Mural (painted)

Artist
CAW Kids
Collections
Creative Art Works, Creative Art Works
Dates
  • Installed, 2010
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The Flowers of the Past are the Gardens of the Future - Janet Braun-Reinitz
Description
This mural consists of three archways that act as windows into the past and present time. The focus is on nature; local plants inspire the foliage in each archway. The first archway features a community garden, which are seen in many parts of Harlem. The second and third archways are inspired by the Manahatta Project and feature the red maple trees, prairie flowers, and more that are specific to the area and existed in abundance in this habitat for over 5000 years before the first settlers arriv...
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Location
135th Street & Madison Avenue
New York, NY
United States

Under the Madison Avenue Bridge
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